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Drilling

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Drilling in a Copper Mine [An artistic rendering of underground work in a copper mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


C&H #17 Miners

Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining #17 Amygdaloid, which was south and east of junction of M203 and US41. Note: mixture of oil and carbide lamps. [A group of miners posed for a photograph. One man is dressed in a suit and hat.]

Scanned: November 29, 2005


Engine House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Engines The engine house presumably at the Red Jacket Shaft. Richard Hair Nelson pictured at far left. Richard Hair Nelson worked for Calumet & Hecla from 1890-1919. This Photo circa 1905. [A group of men pose by the lift engine in a shaft house]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Captain James Chynoweth

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Posed studio portrait of James Chynoweth, 1846-1922. Chynoweth was associated with the early development of a number of Michigan copper mining ventures, including the Centennial, Trimountain, and Allouez. He lived in Calumet for the latter part of his life and served on the boards of several Houghton County banks. Chynoweth was also involved in mining development in Arizona, California and Ontario.]

Scanned: November 3, 2006


Greetings from Keweenaw County, Michigan

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Buildings Greetings from Keweenaw County, Michigan [A photo of the Club House Gardens at Keweenaw Park Resort and the Ahmeek #3 and 4 shaft-rockhouse. The photo is mounted on post card stock.]

Scanned: July 26, 2011


Old Franklin Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Cycling Old Franklin Mine [A photo of a line of shafthouses and rock piles. Three men with bicycles appear in the foreground.]

Scanned: October 19, 2005


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Two men dance to a live band while others sit around the periphery.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men playing music on the accordion and claironet, and generally enjoying themselves at the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Persons Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men eating together as a part of the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. Behind them can be seen a fire engine complete with tire chains].

Scanned: June 3, 2013


Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Musical Groups Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Dancing partier enjoys himself at the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. The claranet and accordion players can be seen in the background.]

Scanned: June 3, 2013