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Quincy Mine - Man Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Quincy Mine - Man Engine [Interior view of mine with men wearing candles on their helmets.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Franklin Rock House

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Franklin Rock House - Steam Hammer [Three workers operate the hammer.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Copper Mines - Calumet and Hecla

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Underground Calumet and Hecla Drift [Two miners who may be captains as they are dressed in white have a conversation. A third miner is barely visible to the right of the photo.]

Scanned: June 10, 2009


Quincy Mine - Man Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Quincy Mine - Man Engine [Two men underground in man engine. One wearing a suit and the other dressed in working attire.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Tamarack Mine - Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Buildings Tamarack Mine Rock House [Interior view of the rock house showing piles of rock and some of the men that work there.]

Scanned: May 13, 2009


Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace - Dipping for Bar

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Smelting, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace - Dipping for Bar [Workers use ladles to fill molds to produce bars of copper. Finished bars can be seen on the floor.]

Scanned: May 19, 2009


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Drill in slope. [Underground image of three miners and drill.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Franklin Mine - Split in the Lode

Miners, Copper Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Franklin Mine - Split in Lode [Underground shot of two men. One appears to be a miner and the other a captain wearing white.]

Scanned: July 30, 2009


Site of Seeberville Shootings

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining The Seeberville home where two strikers were killed and two wounded by deputies August 14, 1913 [Exterior photograph of house with group of men, women and children standing.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Tamarack Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Manpower, Labor Tamarack Mill - Picking silver from copper. [Workers sit on wooden barrels in order to accomplish their task, as most of them appear to be children.]

Scanned: May 18, 2009