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    Grocery store in mining community. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Zinc mine. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Lead mine. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Abandoned lead mine. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Strip mining dumps. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas - Kansas Memory Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas Five views of the Cherokee County courthouse, located in Columbus. Date: Between 1905 and 1950

    Mining scene, Cherokee County, Kansas A photograph of the Crown Point mine in Cherokee County, Kansas. Date: Between 1880 and 1910

    Abandoned strip coal mine leveled and planted with trees by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers. Cherokee County, Kansas 1936

    Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas - Kansas Memory Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas Five views of the Cherokee County courthouse, located in Columbus. Date: Between 1905 and 1950

    Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas - Kansas Memory Court House, Cherokee County, Kansas Five views of the Cherokee County courthouse, located in Columbus. Date: Between 1905 and 1950

    4 Women on Route Galena, Kansas.

    Big Brutus ~ Cherokee County, Kansas -largest electric shovel in the world 16 stories tall (160 feet) weight 11 million pounds boom 150 feet long dipper capacity 90 cu. yds (by heaping, 150 tons — enough to fill three railroad cars.) maximum speed .22 MPH cost $6.5 million (in 1962)

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    Kansas windmill. Photo by Moonlight Cocktail Photography.