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Underground at C & H

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Underground at C & H [A group of miners stop for a photo showing them with a car of large ore pieces.]

Scanned: September 14, 2010


Champion Mine

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners Champion Mine - Underground Scene [A mining captain oversees the hand splitting of a large rock.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Diamond Drills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Diamond Drills Mass Mine [Four men working two drill rigs]

Scanned: October 2, 2007


Miners

Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor, Personnel of the Calumet Divisions Ahmeek No. 3 mine pose with turkeys they received last week as safety awards. Employees of Ahmeek No. 3 have qualified for seven, safety awards in a row. Under the Calumet Divisions safety award program, this means the men have worked for 21 months without a disqualifiying compensable accident. [The miners pose carrying their lunch buckets and wearing their lighted helmets. Those in the front hold their turkeys.]

Scanned: November 30, 2007


Miners, Painesdale, Mich.

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Miners, Painesdale, Mich. - [A group of miners. some with the candles on their helmets still aflame, pose for a photo.]

Scanned: February 25, 2011


Copper Mining - Calumet and Hecla

Miners, Copper Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor A mine captain and a timber crew lean against square-set timbers in the Calumet and Hecla mine. [Underground shot of the mining captain wearing white and three other miners.]

Scanned: March 20, 2009


Big Annie

Persons, Immigrants, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Miners, Copper Miners Big Annie Clemens [A leader of the 1913-1914 mine strikes (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 62)]

Scanned: February 28, 2008


Quincy Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Quincy Mine - Cutting Mass Copper [Underground shot of miners with sledge hammers breaking up a large piece of copper. A candle burns on a rock ledge to left of photo.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Tamarack Mine #1

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine #1 - Compressed air drillers and machine at work in lode 15th level. [Underground scene with three miners working the drill, another miner and the captain stand in a drift.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Tamarack Mine #1

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine #1 - Compressed air drillers and machine at work in lode 15th level. [Underground scene with three miners working the drill.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009