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Calumet & Hecla Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Smelting Calumet & Hecla Smelter Electrolytic Plant, Sub Station [Interior view of the electrolytic plant]

Scanned: December 12, 2006


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor [Miner drilling]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Miner Drilling Rock in Stope, Cutting through to Upper Level, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [A miner balances on makeshift scaffolding while drilling.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Miner removing back breast of rock between upper level and stope. Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [Underground scene of miner operating drill.]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor [Two miners are shown. One is barely visible standing next to the drill. Another man, who may be the captain sits very close to a timber that looks as though it is ready to snap in half.]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor [Two miners are shown working at bracing a portion of rock. Lunch pails are hung on the timbers.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Loading and hauling timbers into stope to support overhanging rock, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [Several miners push the logs through the narrow opening.]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, [View of some of the timbers used to keep the rock in place.]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners [Several miners underground loading an ore car?]

Scanned: December 14, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Dumping copper rock from car into skip on 72 level, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich.

Scanned: December 14, 2009