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Mining

Title: Chart of an Underground Mine
Type: Diagram
Date: 1897
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This diagram shows a cross section of an underground mine using a process known as milling.

Chart of an Underground Mine

Activities:

  1. What does the diagram tell you about how the mined ore was transported around the mines?



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  2. Describe a "raise" and what it appears to be used for in the diagram.



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  3. What is the purpose of all of the logs at the top of the mine diagram?



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  4. How does the picture on the left relate to the split picture on the right?



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