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Cliff Bluff

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Cliff Bluff [A exterior photo of an abandoned mine near a cliff. A log building is in the foreground while the main surface plant is behind.]

Scanned: May 17, 2006


King Philip Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , This is the drum that winds the cable which hoists the men from the 800 foot depths of the King Philip Mine of the Lake Superior Copper Co. at Winona. It is the Upper Peninsula's newest copper venture. [Photo of the piece of hoisting machinery]

Scanned: January 15, 2007


Sections of Workings of the Quincy Mine.

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, , Sections of Workings of the Quincy Mine. [Quincy Mining Company in Hancock, Michigan. Surface features shown in this drawing are: Shaft No 1, Shaft No 2, Shaft 3, Man Engine Shaft, Shaft No 4 and Shaft No 5. This map also shows the extensive underground systems of shafts, stopes and adits dug out by the miners of Quincy Mine.]

Scanned: April 14, 2014


Quincy Mine Location - Structures at No. 8

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, "No. 8 rockhouse, Quincy Mine, Feb. 20, 1905" End (East) and longitudinal (South) elevations of structural framing.

Scanned: September 17, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Quincy Smelter on Portage Lake

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, View from slag dump of (left to right) railroad warehouse (1901); briquetting plant (1906); cupola building (1898) and machine shop (1907).

Scanned: October 3, 2008


Calumet & Hecla - Building a New Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, View of safety timbers and planking in place, also uncovering of ledge. [Seventh in a series of 24 photos showing the steps in building a new mine shaft.]

Scanned: October 13, 2009


Photographs of the Calumet and Hecla Mines

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Tamarack #5 shaft. Boiler house interior. [Men are pictured shoveling coal.]

Scanned: November 9, 2009


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Loading 1400 tons of copper on a boat, Houghton, Mich. [Men load an amazing amount of copper onto a ship.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Strike Duty

Labor Movements, Peace Officers, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Michigan National Guard Stike Duty at Calumet

Scanned: July 8, 2014


Tamarack No. 2 Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Seasons, Winter Tamarack No. 2 Shaft [Exterior view of mining operations at Tamarack in winter.]

Scanned: April 22, 2010