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Welcome To Lead Belt Mineral Area, Route 67 Bonne Terre

Welcome To Lead Belt Mineral Area, Route 67 Bonne Terre Leadington Missouri
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Stock #: 168594
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Leadington
State: Missouri (MO)
County: St. Francois
Publisher: J. M. C. Photo Service
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series JMC-100
Photos 1. Top Left: "Chat Dump," "Tailings" material from mining operations. 2. Top right: Lead Belt Museum. Display of items from the largest lead mining area in the world. 3. Bottom: Federal Division Shaft and Reduction Works of St. Joseph Lead Co., part of 8,000 acre St. Joe State Park. The French discovered lead in the area about 1701. Operations were small until 1864 with the formation of St. Joseph Lead Co. Missouri is the top lead producer in the nation. This postcard is refering to an area with several cities: Bonne Terre, Flat River, Leadington, Farmington
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