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Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, La Salle #2 shaft hoist. [Image of a worker operating the hoist.]

Scanned: December 1, 2009


Tamarack Number Five Shaft

Engines, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining No. 5 Shaft Tamarack [View of a large steam engine hoist and engine operator at work]

Scanned: May 4, 2007


Tamarack Number Five Shaft

Engines, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining No. 5 Shaft Tamarack [View of a large steam engine hoist with several people observing it's operation]

Scanned: March 26, 2007


Calumet & Hecla Blacksmith Shop

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons Calumet & Hecla Blacksmith Shop (Isler photo showing group of men outside stone building]

Scanned: April 27, 2006


Electric Pump

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Electric Pump - No. 11 at C & H 8th Level [Underground scene of a miner and the electric pump.]

Scanned: September 13, 2010


C & H Shaft No. 15

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons C & H Shaft No. 15 [Several spectators gather, including children to witness the establishment of the shaft by miners.]

Scanned: September 14, 2010


Champion Mine

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners Champion Mine - Underground Scene [A mining captain oversees the hand splitting of a large rock.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Diamond Drills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Diamond Drills Mass Mine [Four men working two drill rigs]

Scanned: October 2, 2007


White Pine Copper Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor A long line of men wait for the White Pine buses just outside the gate and time shed of the White Pine Copper Co. As quickly as possible, they board the buses and soon are on their way back to Calumet and Lake Linden via Ontonagon, Mass, Painesdale, South Range, Atlantic and Houghton and Hancock. White Pine employs slightly under 3,000 persons. The company is operated by the Copper Range Company which originally worked mines in the Painesdale - Atlantic region. Copper Range began its White Pine operations in 1953. [Workers with their lunch pails line up outside the building.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Copper Mines - Kingston

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Kingston Miners [Photo of a group of miners on a man car.]

Scanned: September 22, 2009