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Man Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Man Engine designed by J.W. Rawlins [A group of miners ride and wait to ride a man engine out of the mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 12)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Man Car

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Mine shaft team [A way of moving men in and out of the mine using a flat car (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 16)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


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


The Ingersol Drill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, The Ingersol Drill ad in The Portage Lake Mining Gazette, 1883 [An artistic rendering of a one man drill operation (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 18)]

Scanned: January 22, 2008


Rock Drills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Rock drills and their uses [An artist's sketch of a drilling operation (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 18)]

Scanned: January 22, 2008


Miners

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Underground mining [A group of miners pose for a picture underground (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 18)]

Scanned: January 22, 2008


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


Prehistoric Mining

Miners, Copper Miners, , Indians - Prehistoric Mining. [Artistic view of native american mining, (Michigan Tech Centennial Page xii)]

Scanned: December 14, 2007


Mining Accidents

Persons, Accidents, Miners, Copper Miners Accident No. 6. C & H Cons. Mine, January 21, 1930. Michial Medaved came to his death by falling down No. 6 shaft, Hecla Branch of Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Copper Co. The following statement was made by Mine Inspector Matt Ollila after investigating the accident: "Michial Medaved met accidental death in No. 6 shaft of Hecla mine, between the 4th and 5th levels while on an inspection trip. He evidently lost his balance on a slippery sleeper and fell on a descending skip rope that carried him down the shaft to the 15th level. [Account of accident that took Mr. Medaved's life.]

Scanned: November 16, 2010


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