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Houghton and Hancock

Water, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [A view of Hancock from a residentional portion of Houghton. The swivel bridge can be seen also.]

Scanned: October 22, 2013


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


Victoria Mine and Dam

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Earthwork, Dams, Water Contributing to the prosperity of Ontonagon county and especially the Rockland area was the Victoria Mining Co. of a few years back. Now but a series of foundations, abandoned buildings and vacant and windowless log houses, the old Victoria property is still the object of visitation by tourists and yesterday's resident who continue to come back to revision the scenes and happenings of a former day. [Image of the dam at Victoria. Please see comment section for further information on the mine.]

Scanned: April 17, 2009


Victoria Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Hydraulic Blow Off, Victoria Mine, Mich. [A geiser like spray shoots out of a large pipe.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


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


Mass Copper

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Rivers, Persons Mass of native copper on the Ontonagon River [Artistic rendering of a group of canoes moving down a river (Michigan Tech Centennial Page xvi)]

Scanned: December 13, 2007


Mount Ripley Ski Hill

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water [Aerial view of the Quincy Smelter taken from a portion of the image of the Mount Ripley Ski Hill]

Scanned: September 23, 2008


Calumet Pond

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Water [Calumet Pond. View of numerous buildings around the pond. Calumet in the distance.]

Scanned: August 13, 2008


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