Browse Subjects

Thumbnail Subject(s) Description Add to Shoebox

Quincy Rockhouses

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Laborers posed in front of Quincy's rockhouse. C. 1875

Scanned: September 19, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Technological Support Facilities at the Mine Location (Railroads, Machine Shops, Blacksmith Shops, Dry Houses, Compressor and Boiler Houses), Plus General Views of the Mine.

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Work force assembled behind the hoist house between shafts No. 3 and 4; Many sitting atop the snowshed over a tram road. C. 1875.

Scanned: September 22, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Technological Support Facilities at the Mine Location (Railroads, Machine Shops, Blacksmith Shops, Dry Houses, Compressor and Boiler Houses), Plus General Views of the Mine.

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Blacksmiths outside their shop, built C. 1860. Rockhouse is in the background on the far left. C. 1875.

Scanned: September 22, 2008


Michigan Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Buildings Interior Michigan Smelter [Interior view of the smelter with several men posing for the camera. Various pieces of equipment and machinery are shown.]

Scanned: July 13, 2009


Calumet No. 2 Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Calumet No. 2 Shaft [Good photo depicting the activity at this mining operation. Smoke billows out of two stacks while men and horses work below. A little girl in a white dress and bonnet can be seen passing by.]

Scanned: April 23, 2010


White Pine Copper Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor A long line of men wait for the White Pine buses just outside the gate and time shed of the White Pine Copper Co. As quickly as possible, they board the buses and soon are on their way back to Calumet and Lake Linden via Ontonagon, Mass, Painesdale, South Range, Atlantic and Houghton and Hancock. White Pine employs slightly under 3,000 persons. The company is operated by the Copper Range Company which originally worked mines in the Painesdale - Atlantic region. Copper Range began its White Pine operations in 1953. [Workers with their lunch pails line up outside the building.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Copper Mines - Tamarack

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Buildings Miners No. 3 (?) Shaft North Tamarack Mine [Miners pose for above ground photo next to a building that has a "No Smoking Allowed" sign.]

Scanned: June 10, 2009


Franklin Rock House

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Franklin Rock House - Steam Hammer [Three workers operate the hammer.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Quincy Mine Location - Structures at No. 6

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Steam hammer at work cleaning barrel copper in No. 6 rockhouse. c. 1895-1900.

Scanned: September 12, 2008


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Buildings Ahmeek #3 & 4 Shaft. Drill Shop. [Interior view of shop and workers.]

Scanned: November 9, 2009