We can mill it ourselves, and not have to pay tribute to the Smelting Trust.
It is dumped into freight cars and trundled off to the smelting furnaces.
First of all, even before it goes into the smelting furnace, it must be roasted.
After the ore has been roasted, it is put into the furnace for smelting.
In Jo Daviess county are eight or ten furnaces for smelting lead.