MSSU Archives & Special Collections Exhibits: Mining Diagrams

Digital exhibits created by the MSSU Archives and Special Collections department.

Mining Diagrams

These diagrams outline mines in different areas and show different layouts of the mills, mine systems, dig samples, and underground dirt level drawings.

Mining diagram of a mill set up, including how the process of unloading trucks into the sifting machine.

L&G Lease underground dirt/mining diagram detailing where the mine will be along with what each layer includes.

Cross section diagram of an underground mine on Butterfly ranch. This diagram shows how wide the whole mine would be along with ground levels, where they dug, where the fault line is and how far down the mine is sitting.

Ore production from caved ground-Circle mine compiled for American Zinc, Lead and Smelting Co. located in Oronogo, Mo. Circle mine collapsed but a recovery mission from 1919-1923 to recover ore from under the ground.

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