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Michigan Mine Shaft

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Michigan Mine Shaft in the early 1900's. Earlier the mine was the Minesota. [Here we see the shaft house, some mining equipment, two workers, and a mine cart being pulled up into the house.]

Scanned: July 1, 2011


Powder House

Labor Movements, Buildings, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [Strike era photograph of a young man walking past a cord wood powder house.]

Scanned: December 9, 2013


Map of Victoria Mine

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Alfred C. Lane, State Geologist, Map of Part of T. 50 R. 40 and Vicinity, Ontonagon Co. Michigan including the Victoria Mine, by A. H. Meuche. Including work of field seasons of 1900, 1907, and 1908 and with the aid of notes and maps from the Victoria Mine and notes of W. V. Savicki, R. W. Wieland, P. S. Smith and A. C. Lane.

Scanned: June 21, 2012


Street Car Heading North to Calumet

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Street car heading north to Calumet- passing near Copper Mine- and cattle grazing on Quincy Hill. House in foreground is Charlie Nangas- still occupied by Nangas in May 8, 1973. Anthony's Farm Location in foreground (per Ferris Dennis) mine just south of car.

Scanned: August 17, 2012


Isle Royal Mine Stopes

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Isle Royale, Old Mine Stope and New Stope.

Scanned: March 25, 2013


Steam Engine

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Transporting mining ore from the Atlantic Mine to the Mill in Redridge. [Men stand around a steam engine and ore cars filled with ore.]

Scanned: September 17, 2013


Labor Disputes - Strike Parade

Labor Movements, Buildings, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [Strike parade marches through downtown Houghton. The Douglass building can be seen as well as several other buildings on Shelden Avenue.]

Scanned: December 9, 2013


Copper Country Strike Scene

Labor Movements, Buildings, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining Strike Scene - Calumet, Michigan. [People of all ages gather to stike on the streets of Calumet.]

Scanned: December 9, 2013


Copper Country Strike Scene

Labor Movements, Buildings, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining Strike Scene - Calumet, Michigan. [People of all ages gather to stike on the streets of Calumet.]

Scanned: December 9, 2013


Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Seasons, Winter Calumet & Hecla Mining Company - View of South end of C & H from Osceola. [Winter scene of mining shaft house and railroad roundhouse.]

Scanned: March 21, 2006