Complete Year Book of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa Lead and Zinc Mines (1906)

Complete Year Book of Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa Lead and Zinc Mines (1906) was digitized in September 2019. In addition to general information about the tri-state area's mining industry at the turn of the 20th century, the year book includes brief summaries of several mining communities: Dubuque, Platteville, Lancaster, Cuba City, Galena, Potosi, Montfort, Mineral Point, and Dodgeville. It is also filled with much local advertising, images of area mines, and a detailed map of the region. See Lead and Zinc Mines at Internet Archive.

Map of Northwest Lead and Zinc District 1906. The map from Carnegie-Stout Public Library's copy of Lead and Zinc Mines is missing, but we were able to scan the copy held by Loras Center for Dubuque History with their permission. Click on the image below to enlarge it.

Map of Northwest Lead and Zinc District 1906 Thumb Opens in new window

A notice about the publication of Lead and Zinc Mines appeared in the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald on Sunday, April 22, 1906. Click on the image below to read it in Google News Archive.

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald , Sunday, April 22, 1906, page 7, column 2 Opens in new window