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Old Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Old Cliff Mine [A poor photo of the remains of the old Cliff Mine. Several dilapidated buildings are visible in the foreground with the bulk of the site in the middle of the photograph.]

Scanned: January 16, 2007


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Cliff Mine-oldest mine on Lake Superior [A closeup photo of the abandoned structures at the Cliff Mine. The mine and rock tramway are in the background.]

Scanned: January 16, 2007


Delaware 1912

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Dwellings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware 1912 [A photo of the Delaware Mine location in 1912. The rockhouse is missing its exteriror covering, and two shafthouses are visible on a hill. Several dwellings are in the foreground.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Delaware Mine Old Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware Mine Old Stamp Mill [A great overview photo of the Delaware Mine location. The stamp mill is in the foreground while the rockhouse and shafthouses are on the hill in the background. The photo also shows a number of dwellings throughout the location.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Delaware Mine Trestle Railroad from Shaft House to Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware Mine Trestle Railroad from shaft house to rock house [A photo showing the trestle, rockhouse, and several shafthouses. Some type of cableway or power transfer mechanism is in the middle of the photo.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


General View - Railroad

Buildings, Historic Sites, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining [Image of a mine location from a high point looking down at railroad tracks, several residential buildings, industrial features and a body of water.]

Scanned: July 2, 2013


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Cliff Mine - looking toward shaft-engine house and blacksmith shop Photographic Album p.42 [A photo of the Cliff Mine from a distance. The buildings at the base of the cliff and large piles of poor rock are included in the photo.]

Scanned: January 19, 2007


Phoenix - 1898

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Phoenix - 1898 [A photo showing an older mine location with old-style wooden shafthouses and several other wooden buildings.]

Scanned: January 18, 2007


Phoenix Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Phoenix Mill [A photo showing a rock train on an elevated trestle in a small stamp mill. Steam or smoke is coming from the mill, likely indicating that it is in operation. A group of men are posed in the extreme bottom of the photo.]

Scanned: January 18, 2007


Amydaloid and Delaware Mines 1897-1898

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Amydaloid and Delaware Mines 1897-1898 [A overview photo of the Delaware Mine location showing a shaft, rockhouse and a number of dwellings.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007