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Man Cage - Champion Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Miners, Copper Miners "Going Down" [A photo of miners in a double-level man cage in a very steep shaft. A rock skip is hanging from the ceiling and the lander is standing next to the shaft.]

Scanned: December 4, 2008


Calumet and Hecla Safety Sign

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Miners, Copper Miners Calumet & Hecla and Subsidiaries Safety Firse information board. [Image shows a sign that provides information on Calumet and Hecla's safety regulations.]

Scanned: June 13, 2013


Miners Dwellings

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Miners, Copper Miners, Soldiers in mule-drawn cart driving down road. [Men are pulled down a dirt road in a cart past salt box miners' houses. There is also an out house and a small barn that can be seen behind the homes.]

Scanned: July 2, 2013


Miners Dwellings

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Miners, Copper Miners, Miners Dwellings - Saltboxes. [Row of modest houses lining a dirt road. Children can be seen in one of the yards.]

Scanned: July 2, 2013


Miners Dwellings

Buildings, Farm Buildings, Barns, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Miners, Copper Miners Miners Dwellings. [This image shows two very similar log homes that have been white wahsed. In the background, a large barn can also be seen.]

Scanned: July 3, 2013


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


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


Quincy Mining Company - Mining Captains

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Mining Captains: Wm. H. Rule, Wm. S. Piper, Geroge Williams, Jerry ONeill, Matt Pelto, Henry Jenkins, George Kopp, Richard Coombs, Con ONeill, Tom Maunders, George Jacobs, Thomas B. Whittle and Charles Kendall. [The captains pose for a photo on the stairs of a building with a porch.]

Scanned: August 12, 2009


Miners Charging Explosives

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Charging high explosives for blasting copper rock. Calumet, Mich. [A photo of two miners charging a hole with explosives prior to blasting.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006


Miner Lighting Fuses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Miners, Copper Miners, Lighting fuses for blasting copper rock. Calumet, Mich. [A photo of two miners lighting a fuse in a stope.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006