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Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft. 35th Level Tramming Engine [Underground scene of miner operating engine.]

Scanned: November 9, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft. 34th S. Lagging stope. [Underground scene of miners lagging logs which is a mining term used to describe material usually plank or split logs, placed on the outside of the main timber sets like a sheathing to keep rock fragments from entering.]

Scanned: November 10, 2009


Ahmeek Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Ahmeek # 1 & 2. 12th Level. Mass from 11th Level. [Underground shot of massive piece of copper and six miners.]

Scanned: June 27, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Ahmeek #1 Shaft 14th Level. Mule Tramming [Underground scene of a mule hauling a load of ore. Three miners are also shown.]

Scanned: October 10, 2006


Isle Royal Number Four Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Isle Royal, Number Four Shaft, Seventh level North, stoping in the foot.

Scanned: March 18, 2013


Isle Royal Mills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Isle Royal Mills, Mineral cars. [Image shows the Isle Royal Mill with cars being filled with stamp sand.]

Scanned: March 18, 2013


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft. 32nd Level. Landing stull. [Underground scene of miners and timber.]

Scanned: November 9, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft. Boiler house interior. [Men are pictured shoveling coal.]

Scanned: November 9, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #2 Shaft. Stope on 21st South. [Miners fill a car with ore.]

Scanned: November 6, 2009


Copper Mining

Persons, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Underground Filling Train Car - Locomotive in foreground. [Image of two miners, one in the locomotive the other in the car behind holding a shovel.]

Scanned: November 12, 2008