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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


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Part of the hoist as it looked before being dismantled. Charles Arnold of Saginaw begins to take it apart. [Charles diligently works on disassembling 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 Part of the hoist as it looked before being dismantled. [Underground image of the hoist resting in a crevice of 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 Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [Underground image of three of the members working on the removal of the hoist. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Copper Mines and Mining - Underground Scenes

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor Either Winona Copper Co., King Philip Copper Co. or Challenge Mine. [Four miners are pictured with shovels and a tram car. Good view of the construction of the drift.]

Scanned: June 17, 2008


Copper Mines and Mining - Underground Scenes

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor [A miner holding a candle crawls out of a small hole. The photo shows several broken and split timbers surrounding the hole..]

Scanned: June 17, 2008


Copper Mines - MTU Student Field Trip

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher Group of students underground: Longyear, Lanigan, McDonald, Swent

Scanned: June 4, 2009


MTU Students - Field Trip

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings Baltic Pit, Polatka, MI

Scanned: June 5, 2009