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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


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


Houghton and Hancock

Water, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [A view of Hancock from a residentional portion of Houghton. The swivel bridge can be seen also.]

Scanned: October 22, 2013


Ahmeek Mining Company Stopes

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, [Plan drawing of stopes, shafts and addits of Ahmeek Mine. The mine workings are under the territories of Mohawk, Ahmeek and Finnegan.]

Scanned: March 1, 2013


Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Artist's sketch of Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin area about 1881 [Overhead view of the Keweenaw area (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008