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Dams - Redridge

Earthwork, Dams, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Top photo: The building of the Salmon Trout Steel dam at Redridge by the Baltic Mining Co. in 1901-02. Note smoke stack on right, that of the Atlantic Stamp mill which operated from 1892-1912. In foreground is the log dam of the Atlantic Mining Co. built in 1892. Bottom photo: Redridge in year 1900. Smokestack on left is that of the Atlantic Mining Co. mill. In extreme left, house on hillside is that of the Atlantic Mining Co. store. It burned down in Sept. of 1912. Then the Baltic built its new and larger store. [Two photos in one showing mining operations as well as a layout of the town of Redridge.]

Scanned: November 8, 2007


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Buildings - Hotel Scott

Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Hotels, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Hotel Scott [Good photo of the hotel with three balconies. The Northern Michigan Building and Loan Association and the Western Union Telegraph Company have offices on the street level.]

Scanned: February 15, 2010


C&H old shaft from Swedetown

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, C&H old shaft from Swedetown [An Isler photo showing three shaft-rockhouses in the background with numerous log saltbox houses in the foreground.]

Scanned: June 11, 2008


Quincy Mill Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Quincy Mill Hancock - a good photo from a distance, showing mill, waterfront warehouses, and city of Hancock. [The landscape is nearly void of trees and the Hancock No. 1 shafthouse is in the lower left of the image.]

Scanned: January 24, 2006


Quincy Smelts from Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Winter Quincy Smelts from Houghton. [Good photo of the smelter and Quincy mining operations on the hill. Good views also of homes on the Houghton side.]

Scanned: April 6, 2010


Central Mine

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Central Mining Co. [View of settlement and decaying buildings.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010


Minesota Mining Company Chruch, Store and Warehouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings Minesota Mining Co. Church store & Warehouse- "Contract Day". [Photo of a group of men in front of the Minesota Mining Companys Store and Warehouse. A church is on a hill in the background and a large pile of lumber is in the foreground. A list of the mines officers is shown below the photgraph. The date on the photo is 1858.]

Scanned: September 13, 2005


Buildings - Douglass House

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Hotels, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Early photo of the Douglass House probably 1800's]

Scanned: May 16, 2006