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Delaware Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware Mine [An overview shot of the Delaware Mine. An older shafthouse and hoist house are in the foreground, while the rest of the town makes up the bulk of the photo. A rockhouse and elevated tramroad are on the left side of the photo. The original negative is somewhat damaged.]

Scanned: May 11, 2006


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine [Roof top view of the Cliff Mine settlement.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine [Roof top view of the Cliff Mine settlement. Focal point of photo is a large smoke stack.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Cliff Mine Sub Station. Water discharging into Eagle River from the mine. [A little girl sits on a tree stump near a building surrounded by a fence.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Central Mine

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Central Mining Co. [View of settlement and decaying buildings.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010


Minesota Mining Company Chruch, Store and Warehouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings Minesota Mining Co. Church store & Warehouse- "Contract Day". [Photo of a group of men in front of the Minesota Mining Companys Store and Warehouse. A church is on a hill in the background and a large pile of lumber is in the foreground. A list of the mines officers is shown below the photgraph. The date on the photo is 1858.]

Scanned: September 13, 2005


Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Artist's sketch of Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin area about 1881 [Overhead view of the Keweenaw area (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Site of Seeberville Shootings

Labor Movements, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining The Seeberville home where two strikers were killed and two wounded by deputies August 14, 1913 [Exterior photograph of house with group of men, women and children standing. This print of photograph was owned by a decendant of the Putrich family and includes notations of "dad," "mom," and "aunt" to indicate specific family members.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006