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Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Three Sigma Rho members with machinery at Copper Falls Mine. [The students fire up the generator for use in the mine. Please see comment section for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies The adit entrance to the Copper Falls mine as it looked in the fall. Professor Donald Baker, of the Tech physics department, left and Sam Krawchuk use the rope to guide themselves down the steep incline to the 2nd level. [The group prepare to enter the mine. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies This is the winch on the 2nd level used to hoist parts from the 9th. Turning the flatcar on the turn table are, from left, Professor Dobell, Leo Rutter and Robert Jacobs. [Underground scene of the students working on the winch. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Break time underground. [Underground scene of the students wearing miners hats and lamps standing around a fire preparing a meal. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Machinery removal by Sigma Rho. [Underground scene of one of the students inspecting some of the dismantled machinery. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies The steam hoist as it appeared when discovered by Robert "Speed" Burns, Tech grad student in geology. [Underground scene of the hoist. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Three Sigma Rho members at Copper Falls mine. [Three of the members learn how to operate the generator on the surface. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [One of the members admires the equipment in an underground scene. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [Some of the members ride a flatcar through a narrow passageway. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies The steam hoist as it appeared when discovered by Robert "Speed" Burns, Tech graduate student in geology four years ago. It rests 900 feet down in the Copper Falls mine where it has been since the mine closed in 1892. [Image of the intact steam hoist underground. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008