Photos: Farmland holds wealth in sand mining boom


Mineral mining
1 Mineral mining 
Al Nelson
2 Al Nelson 
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co.
3 Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co. 
Rich Budinger
4 Rich Budinger 
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co.
5 Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co. 
Lois Steffenhagen
6 Lois Steffenhagen 
Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co.
7 Wisconsin Industrial Sand Co. 
Silica sand
8 Silica sand 
Truck loaded with sand
9 Truck loaded with sand 
Al Nelson
10 Al Nelson