Images in Metals, Mining, and Resource Extraction

Reed Mine, ca. 1898

Reed Mine, ca. 1898

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Conrad Reed discovers gold nugget in Little Meadow Creek

Reed, Conrad discovers gold nugget in Little Meadow Creek

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Roller used to roll gold ingots into strips in preparation for stamping into planchets (i.e. coin blanks), ca. 1830-1850

Roller used to roll gold ingots into strips in preparation for stamping into planchets (i.e. coin blanks), ca. 1830-1850

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Ruins of a blast furnace in Allaire, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Ruins of a blast furnace in Allaire, Monmouth County, New Jersey

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Ruins of a company store on the former American Company property in New Jersey.

Ruins of a company store on the former American Company property in New Jersey.

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The sinking of the S.S. Central America off the North Carolina

Sinking of the S.S. Central America off the North Carolina

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St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, IL

St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, IL

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Sulphuric Acid Works of the Matthiessen & Hegeler Zinc Company, 1888

Sulphuric Acid Works of the Matthiessen & Hegeler Zinc Company, 1888

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Vesuvius Iron Furnace ruins, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

Vesuvius Iron Furnace ruins, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio

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The village blacksmith, ca. 1908

Village blacksmith, ca. 1908

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W. Rose’s Revised Chart of the Comstock Mines and Sutro Tunnel

W. Rose’s Revised Chart of the Comstock Mines and Sutro Tunnel

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Workers making sand molds to produce pig iron at a blast furnace in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ca. 1905

Workers making sand molds to produce pig iron at a blast furnace in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ca. 1905

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