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Lithograph of Calumet Village

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Lithograph of Calumet Village, now site of proposed Coppertown, U.S.A (1881). [A bird's eye view drawing of the village of Calumet showing mining structures, agricultural areas as well as business and residential dwellings]

Scanned: February 15, 2006


Cities & Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Road in Houghton overlooking Quincy Mine [Image taken from a dirt road in Houghton showing the Quincy mining operations in Hancock.]

Scanned: April 9, 2008


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine [Roof top view of the Cliff Mine settlement.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine [Roof top view of the Cliff Mine settlement. Focal point of photo is a large smoke stack.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine Sub Station. Water discharging into Eagle River from the mine. [A little girl sits on a tree stump near a building surrounded by a fence.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Calumet - 1913 Strike

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Armed Forces, Soldiers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining [View shows National Guard encampment during the 1913 strike. Stacks of lumber and railroad tracks as well as churches and commercial buildings shown in background.]

Scanned: November 15, 2006


Unveiling of Agassiz Statue

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Parks, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining [Photo shows a crowd gathered for the unveiling of the bronze Alexander Agassiz Statue.] The event took place in Calumet's Memorial Park, September 25, 1923. The statue is the work of New York sculptor, Paul Bartlett [Bottom edge of orginial is blurry.]

Scanned: February 15, 2006


Ahmeek Mining Company Drawings

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Ahmeek Mining Company, Ahmeek #3 & 4 Dry, Plan & Elevations. [Architextural drawings for Ahmeek Mining Company dry house.]

Scanned: March 1, 2013


Quincy Mining Company - Stamp Mill on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Bird's Eye View of Hancock, Michigan drawn in 1890. Shows QMC stamp mill, tram road, and hilltop location.

Scanned: October 1, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Quincy Smelter on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns View from hilltop looking down on QMC Smelter. C. 1910.

Scanned: October 2, 2008