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Frost in Shaft House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Frost in Shaft House [Interior view of a mine shaft house showing considerable ice buildup. Photo imprinted with the words "Photo by Isler 805.]

Scanned: August 3, 2005


Tail House- Red Jacket Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Tail House- Red Jacket Shaft [An interior photo of the tail house at the Red Jacket Shaft in Calumet. The negative is imprinted with the words "Calumet and Hecla, Photo by Isler, Tail House Red Jacket Shaft 102".]

Scanned: October 7, 2005


Copper Mines & Mining - Calumet & Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Persons Calumet and Hecla Mining Co. - mining location unidentified mine site showing shaft houses similar to those used at Quincy and log houses for workers c. 1880. Additional print HAER MI-2-10, (Millionaire's Street, Calumet - identified by Rev. Langseth.) [Good photo in tiers showing a few men on the railroad tracks, a row of homes of the cabin type and mining operations on the third level.]

Scanned: July 16, 2008


C&H Shaft #2

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, C&H Shaft #2 [A photo of a shafthouse in Calumet. The Red Jacket shaft and another structure are visible in the distance. The streets in the foreground are dirt and utility poles are prominent. A lady and her daughter are visible in the foreground.]

Scanned: October 7, 2005


Old Colony Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Persons Old Colony Shaft [A photo of a wooden headframe with a skip on the skip road. A hoist house is visible in the background and three men, a woman and a dog are posing for the photograph. ]

Scanned: October 7, 2005


Phoenix Consolidated Copper Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Seasons, Winter Phoenix Consolidated Copper Co. [A view of the Phoenix shafthouse and rockhouse in winter. Two small boys are in the foreground. A pair of snowshoes and a sign for Isler's shop are also visible.]

Scanned: August 21, 2006


Fire #4 Shaft - North Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Winter, Accidents, Fires Fire #4 Shaft - North Tamarack Mine [A winter photo of a fire at a mine shaft. A number of men and boys are posing in front of the structure. The negative is imprinted with the words "Fire No 4 Shaft North Tamarack Mine Feb 2, 97, Photo by Isler #12". ]

Scanned: October 7, 2005


Copper Mines & Mining - Companies - Victoria Copper Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Winter, Victoria Mine, Ontonagon [Victoria Mine shafthouse in winter]

Scanned: April 6, 2006


Copper Mines & Mining - Companies - Trimountain Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Winter, Trimountain Mine [Trimountain Mine in winter]

Scanned: April 6, 2006


Copper Mines & Mining - Unidentified

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Power-Plants, Transportation Electric Station, Lake Linden [Several horse and buggies line the dirt road on a rainy day]

Scanned: April 11, 2006