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Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork Calumet and Hecla Stamp Mills. Power Plant. Steam Turbine. [Interior view of the plant showing the equipment.]

Scanned: November 4, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork Calumet and Hecla Stamp Mills. Pump "Michigan" built in 1889 by I. P. Morris Co., Philadelphia. Capacity 60 million gallons in 24 hours. Used from 1889 to 1939, when the Calumet mills closed down, to supply water for milling operations.

Scanned: November 6, 2009


Old Wolverine Stamp Mill

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings Old Wolverine Stamp Mill at mine site [View of the stamp mill that appears to be constructed in three tiers.]

Scanned: September 13, 2010


Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Osceola Stamp Mill [Excellent photo of the mill as viewed from the Lake]

Scanned: October 2, 2007


Stamps

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings [Early sketch of stamp mill in Keweenaw County. A man is shown at the upper right feeding ore into the top of a mill using two sets of Cornish drop stamps. Another man is seen to the right and processed mineral and water are seen exiting the bottom of the machinery. Although this illustration does not carry an attribution, it is likely done by Benson John Lossing and William Barritt, active illustrators of the late Nineteenth Century who are credited with the other illustrations in this publication.]

Scanned: November 17, 2006


The floors

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings [Early sketch of stamp mill in Keweenaw County. Several men are shown working in a large room. Trenches in the floor are used to separate copper from waste rock. Building appears to be open at the back. Although this illustration does not carry an attribution, it is likely done by Benson John Lossing and William Barritt, active illustrators of the late Nineteenth Century who are credited with the other illustrations in this publication.]

Scanned: November 17, 2006


Osceola Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Osceola Mill [View of the mill in operation.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mills. Hecla Mill [Interior view of building showing various pieces of machinery]

Scanned: October 10, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mills. Hecla Mill, Wash. [Interior view of the mill]

Scanned: October 10, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill at shaft #4 [Stamp mill with Shaft #4 in the right side of the photograph]

Scanned: October 16, 2007