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Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Isle Royale Blacksmith Shop [Interior view of the shop and several of the men working there.]

Scanned: November 24, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Isle Royale Carpenter Shop [Interior view of the shop and several of the men working there.]

Scanned: November 30, 2009


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


Miners at Mohawk

Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Mohawk Location - group of miners at No. 2 shaft - spring [Miners wearing head gear with candles, take a break in the sunshine.]

Scanned: August 24, 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


Tamarack Mine - Boiler House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Buildings Tamarack Mine Boiler House [Interior view of the boiler house. A man feeds a large piece of wood into the boiler.]

Scanned: May 13, 2009