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Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads Isle Royale Rock Train [Image showing the rock train with cars full of ore. Shafthouse is also pictured.]

Scanned: November 24, 2009


12 Yard Auto Air Dump Car

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, 12 Yard Auto Air Dump Car, All Steel with wood floor, steel lined designed by the Western Wheeled Scraper Co., of Aurora, Illinois

Scanned: September 8, 2008


Calumet & Hecla Yard, Hecla & Torch Lake Railroad

Transportation, Railroads, Railroad Companies, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Calumet & Hecla Yard, Hecla & Torch Lake Railroad [excellent photo with group of men standing in front of two locomotives and mining buildings]

Scanned: December 12, 2005


Copper Shipment

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Mohawk Mine copper at Copper Range dock on cars. [View of copper slabs loaded on railroad cars that stretch for miles. Box cars and a passenger train are also in the yard.]

Scanned: April 6, 2010


Isle Royale Mass Copper

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Isle Royale Mass Copper on Flat Car [View of a load of ore being transported by the Mineral Range Railroad.]

Scanned: April 30, 2010


C & H No. 2 Tamarack

Transportation, Railroads, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Winter C & H No. 2 "Tamarack" at Tamarack #2 Shaft [View of engine surrounded by large snow banks.]

Scanned: September 14, 2010


Copper Mines - Quincy

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Buildings Quincy and Torch Lake railway is 65 years old this year. Built in 1890 when the old mill on Portage Lake was abandoned for the new one on Torch Lake, the line is still in existence despite the inactivity at the mining enterprise on the "Hill". The rails still lead to the mill at Mason and to the vicinity of the active reclamation plant on Torch Lake. The Q and T L R R still reaches all shafts and main buildings at the mine but the connections with the South Shore route near Mesnard shaft have been removed years ago. The grade is downhill from the mine to the mill and the line was originally ballasted along the plans used by the New York Central railroad. One of the mine's shafts is shown above the 15-ton rock cars of the line and the famed engine house can be seen to the right of the photo. [Photo of mining operations and railway at Quincy.]

Scanned: April 14, 2009


Mass Stamp Mills of Keweenaw-bay

Transportation, Railroads, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings Mass Stamp Mills of Keweenaw-bay. [Image shows a railroad, smoke stacks, the stamp mill and some other buildings.]

Scanned: February 8, 2013


Mass Stamp Mills of Keweenaw-bay

Transportation, Railroads, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings Mass Stamp Mills of Keweenaw-bay. [Image shows a railroad, smoke stacks, the stamp mill and some men.]

Scanned: February 8, 2013


Quincy Caboose

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, [Two young men stand at the back of a dilapidated Quincy Mining Company caboose that had been left on a segment of railway tracks.]

Scanned: March 26, 2014