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Quincy Mining Company - Stamp Mill on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Bird's Eye View of Hancock, Michigan drawn in 1890. Shows QMC stamp mill, tram road, and hilltop location.

Scanned: October 1, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Quincy Smelter on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns View from hilltop looking down on QMC Smelter. C. 1910.

Scanned: October 2, 2008


Cliff Location

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cliff Location Looking East [Panoramic view of Cliff Location]

Scanned: May 25, 2010


Calumet and Hecla 50th Anniversary

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Festivals, Human Settlements Calumet & Hecla 50th Anniversary. [Panoramic view of the celebration. ]

Scanned: January 18, 2011


Dams - Redridge

Earthwork, Dams, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Top photo: The building of the Salmon Trout Steel dam at Redridge by the Baltic Mining Co. in 1901-02. Note smoke stack on right, that of the Atlantic Stamp mill which operated from 1892-1912. In foreground is the log dam of the Atlantic Mining Co. built in 1892. Bottom photo: Redridge in year 1900. Smokestack on left is that of the Atlantic Mining Co. mill. In extreme left, house on hillside is that of the Atlantic Mining Co. store. It burned down in Sept. of 1912. Then the Baltic built its new and larger store. [Two photos in one showing mining operations as well as a layout of the town of Redridge.]

Scanned: November 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


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


Phoenix Mine

Buildings, Human Settlements, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining View from Phoenix Bluff towards Phoenix Mine and highway showing buildings in Phoenix. [View from a distance of Phoenix Mine and properties.]

Scanned: October 1, 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