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Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes, Persons New Coal Dock

Scanned: December 21, 2009


Quincy Mining Company - Stamps Mills and Associated Structures on Torch Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Water, Lakes Ruins of QMC stamp mill with Torch Lake in the background and dredge in upper right corner.

Scanned: October 2, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Quincy Smelter on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Water, Lakes View of Quincy smelter as seen from the Houghton side of Portage Lake. Cupola building on left with stack; reverberation furnace in center with stack.

Scanned: October 2, 2008


Quincy Mill Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Quincy Mill Hancock - a good photo from a distance, showing mill, waterfront warehouses, and city of Hancock. [The landscape is nearly void of trees and the Hancock No. 1 shafthouse is in the lower left of the image.]

Scanned: January 24, 2006


Tamarack Dredge

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Excavation, Dredging, Water, Lakes Tamarack Dredge [View of dredge and another building. Snow still covers the ground and the water is slushy.]

Scanned: May 3, 2010


Huron Dam

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes, Huron Dam [A photograph of a pond with stumps in the foreground. Piles of poor rock and several buildings are in the background.]

Scanned: January 18, 2007


Stamp Mills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings, Water, Lakes Stamp Mills of the Calumet and Hecla Mining Co. - Lake Linden. [View from the water of the stamp mill in operation.]

Scanned: January 22, 2007


Map- Property of the Isle Royale Copper Company

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes Map showing the property of the Isle Royal Copper Company. [Map key highlights the surface owned by the company, 57.84 Acres, and the Right of Way only. Attention is also paid to the stamp sands, and how they have extended into Portage Lake over the course of several years.]

Scanned: July 19, 2012


Mills - Calumet and Hecla

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes [Calumet and Hecla Mill, Lake Linden. View from the water of the mill buildings at the Lake Linden site.]

Scanned: August 13, 2008


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Water, Lakes Hancock [Ships are docked on the waterfront. Several homes are shown on the middle section of the photograph while mining operation can be seen on the top of the hill.]

Scanned: August 25, 2008