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Covered Mine Shaft. This is one of about 7 covered abandoned lead mine shafts here in FDR Park. These are left over from the lead mining days of the late 1800's to early 1900's. The metal grate covers are solid and very reliable. Very interesting history here with many reminders of the past.

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Brian Vize
Aug 14, 2013 near Asbury, IA
Covered Mine Shaft. This is one of about 7 covered abandoned lead mine shafts here in FDR Park. These are left over from the lead mining days of the late 1800's to early 1900's. The metal grate covers are solid and very reliable. Very interesting history here with many reminders of the past.  

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