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Tamarack #5 shaft - Rockhouse Breaker Floor

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft - Rockhouse Breaker Floor [An interior photo of two men moving rock along an inclined chute. Large timbers hang from the ceiling to slow the progress of rock dumped from skips.]

Scanned: September 1, 2006


LaSalle #1 Rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor La Salle #1 Rockhouse #278 [An interior view of a shaft rockhouse. A man is visible lifting rocks from the grizzly. A belt from the ceiling probably drives a rock crusher near the man. Electric lights and wires are visible on the ceiling. A counting mechanism of some kind can also be seen on the wall.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Tamarack #3 shaft.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor Tamarack #3 shaft. Rockhouse breaker floor C&H print #123 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. Two men can be seen lifting rocks off of the floor. A grizzly and rock crushers are also visible. A drop hammer appears on the right side of the photo.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Tamarack #2 shaft.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor Tamarack #2 shaft. Rockhouse breaker floor C&H print #122 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. Six men are visible in the picture. Three men appear to be using a drop hammer to separate copper and rock while three other men appear to be waiting to take away the result in their wheelbarrows. A number of electric lights are on the ceiling.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Isle Royale - interior

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor, Isle Royale - interior C&H print #256 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. 5 men are working to process the rock. Many tools, rocks and a rock crusher are visible.]

Scanned: October 10, 2005


Construction views #21 shaft collar

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Construction views #21 shaft collar [A photo of a mine shaft collar under construction. The collar appears to be made of concrete with wooden ties on the skip road. A number of men are working on the construction.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005


Office of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Labor Movements, Labor Unions, Miners, Copper Miners, Miners, Copper Miners R.J. Woods Strike Declaration. [Post addressed to the employees of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company about striking for higher wages.]

Scanned: June 13, 2013


Isle Royale Surface - interior

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor, Isle Royale Surface - interior C&H #266 [An interior photo of a rockhouse floor. 4 men are sorting rock that has been deposited on the floor at the base of the grizzly. A number of tools and a portion of a rock crusher are visible.]

Scanned: October 10, 2005


Float Copper

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Great Mesnard Mass Float Copper - Weight 18 Tons. [Several people are mentioned on front of photograph: (1) J. Houghton (2) W. T. Edwards (3) Capt. Camsue (4) John Fleming (5) John H. Forester (6) Writing not legible. Other Cornish miners cutting up mass. [I may not have all the names spelled correctly - very poor negative.]

Scanned: August 12, 2009


Copper Mines and Mining - Underground Scenes

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Either Winona Copper Co., King Philip Copper Co. or Challenge Mine. [Four miners are pictured with shovels and a tram car. Good view of the construction of the drift.]

Scanned: June 17, 2008