Excess Soil

Excess Soil (HM28SV)

Location: Belgium, WI 53004 Ozaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 29.452', W 87° 47.648'

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Workers removed the overburden of soil to expose the limestone before quarrying could begin. They loaded the debris into side dump-cars which "donkey engines" pulled along rails toward the lake. En route, workers spread the dirt out beside the tracks. When the soil built up to a point that side-dumping became impossible, workers moved the track south a few feet to begin the cycle again.

This very straight hill, approximately 1/8 mile long, was built from this overburden.

Workers stand beside a "donkey engine" used to haul soil from the quarry.
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HM NumberHM28SV
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Date Added Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 435789 N 4815633
Decimal Degrees43.49086667, -87.79413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 29.452', W 87° 47.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 29' 27.12" N, 87° 47' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)262, 920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Belgium WI 53004, US
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