Photos: Farmland holds wealth in sand mining boom


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