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Mining Class

Manners and Customs, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining Mining Class 81,00 feet down Quincy Shaft.

Scanned: January 21, 2014


Man Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Man Engine designed by J.W. Rawlins [A group of miners ride and wait to ride a man engine out of the mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 12)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Man Car

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Mine shaft team [A way of moving men in and out of the mine using a flat car (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 16)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Drilling

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Drilling in a Copper Mine [An artistic rendering of underground work in a copper mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


C&H #17 Miners

Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining #17 Amygdaloid, which was south and east of junction of M203 and US41. Note: mixture of oil and carbide lamps. [A group of miners posed for a photograph. One man is dressed in a suit and hat.]

Scanned: November 29, 2005


Engine House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Engines The engine house presumably at the Red Jacket Shaft. Richard Hair Nelson pictured at far left. Richard Hair Nelson worked for Calumet & Hecla from 1890-1919. This Photo circa 1905. [A group of men pose by the lift engine in a shaft house]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Captain James Chynoweth

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Posed studio portrait of James Chynoweth, 1846-1922. Chynoweth was associated with the early development of a number of Michigan copper mining ventures, including the Centennial, Trimountain, and Allouez. He lived in Calumet for the latter part of his life and served on the boards of several Houghton County banks. Chynoweth was also involved in mining development in Arizona, California and Ontario.]

Scanned: November 3, 2006


Greetings from Keweenaw County, Michigan

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Buildings Greetings from Keweenaw County, Michigan [A photo of the Club House Gardens at Keweenaw Park Resort and the Ahmeek #3 and 4 shaft-rockhouse. The photo is mounted on post card stock.]

Scanned: July 26, 2011


Old Franklin Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Cycling Old Franklin Mine [A photo of a line of shafthouses and rock piles. Three men with bicycles appear in the foreground.]

Scanned: October 19, 2005


C&H Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress C&H Rock House [Photo of miners posed outside of the Calumet and Hecla Rock House]

Scanned: October 16, 2007