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Hancock Mine

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Hancock Mine [Exterior view of some of the buildings.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010


Copper Mines - Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Cliff Mine [Smoke still spews out of a smokestack at the Cliff. A building in ruins is also pictured.]

Scanned: September 21, 2009


Calumet & Hecla - Building a New Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Transportation, Automotive View looking east from road showing temporary rock bin buildings and stiff leg derrick. [Twenty-four in a series of 24 photos showing the steps in building a new mine shaft.]

Scanned: October 13, 2009


Calumet and Hecla Mills and Reclamation Plant - Steam Stamps

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Steam Stamps - Side View [An interior photo of a large steam stamp.]

Scanned: January 13, 2006


Quincy Mining Company - Community and Non-Techological Structures; Company Housing and Company Office Building. (1896-97)

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, QMC Office. Robert C. Walsh, Architect, C. 1895. Sheet #4, First Floor Plan

Scanned: October 7, 2008


Copper Falls Mill- Road Work on Calumet Ave.- View from Osceola No.3

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Copper Falls Mill- Road Work on Calumet Ave.- View from Osceola No.3 [A photo of a row of shaft-rockhouses. A poor rock pile is in the foreground and a number of chimneys are visible in the distance.]

Scanned: September 1, 2006


Quincy Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns This photo of the Quincy Smelter near the Houghton-Hancock drawbridge has received many far-flung compliments. Seen are some of the homes of Ripley, the residential nooks of the hillsides and the top, the Quincy plateau. Portage Lake reflects frigidity and snow while the water is still not ice surfaced, except for the shoreline areas at the bottom of the photo. [Tranquil image of the smelting works and Mont Ripley]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Winter view of Rockhouse

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining #1 R. House Tamarack (also #1 R.H. Isle Royal)

Scanned: May 9, 2014


Calumet and Hecla Mills and Reclamation Plant - Pontoon Line

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Ships, Pontoon Line [An exterior photo from a sand dredge on Torch Lake showing line of floating pontoons that carry electrical wiring to the dredge and piping to carry stamp sand slurry back to shore plant. Two smaller barges are visible in the foreground. Lake is partially frozen and Calumet and Hecla mill complex is visible in background.]

Scanned: January 11, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons First Hecla Rock House. [Exterior view of the rock house. A man dressed in a suit leans against one of the ore cars.]

Scanned: September 17, 2009