Farming and mining existed side by side in the lead region for many years. In this image, a miner has set up a wash place to "cradle" ore. The stream he uses flows through a pasture that has been fenced for cattle. A detail view of the miner's operation is visible in the photo in this collection titled "Pasture and stream with miner, detail view.
Mineral Point; Linden;
Mining; Mining equipment; Miners; Farms;
Mining Scenes; Farm Scenes;
Mineral Point Historical Society
Glass Plate Negative Collection
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