1940s Lead-Zinc Mining in the Upper Mississippi Valley District – DVD

$14.99

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This fascinating 35-minute DVD produced by The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums in 2019 is on permanent display for museum visitors and is on sale now in the Museum Store.

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This fascinating 35-minute DVD produced by The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums in 2019 is on permanent display for museum visitors and is on sale now in the Museum Store. Travel back in time from Platteville, home of the world’s largest “M,” to the Andrews mine in the Upper Mississippi Valley Mining District of the 1940’s with three Platteville-trained mining experts as your guide! Drill discovery holes with an exploration geologist. Drop down into an underground mine riding an ore can. Drill into the rock face with a jackleg driller. Prepare dynamite with the powderman. Cop ore with a grizzlyman. Move ore with the mucker, trammer, hooker, and hoistman. Ride a truck to the roasting plant and follow the ore from ball mill to floatation mill. Learn what it meant for a miner to be trained at the Wisconsin State College and Institute of Technology, now known as the University of Wisconsin-Plateville. Purchase yours for $14.99 at the Museum Store.

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