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Tamarack #2 Hoist

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons Tamarack #2 Hoist. [Interior view of the hoist house. One man that may be the operator, stands near the large piece of equipment while two others, dressed in bowler hats and long coats stand near the enormous drum.]

Scanned: May 13, 2009


Dollar Bay - Wire Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay - Wire Mill [Interior view of the wire mill showing workers and a man dressed in a suit wearing a bowler hat.]

Scanned: May 21, 2009


Steam Stamp

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Steam Stamp Quincy Mill [An interior photo showing the top portion of a steam powered mill stamp. The negative is labelled "Interior Quincy Mill, Photo by Isler".]

Scanned: March 15, 2006


Houghton View

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water Houghton from Portage Canal - circa 1960's [ An aerial view of Houghton from the canal. The waterfront, high school building and the Isle Royale rock piles are prominent features.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Osceola Mine - A Pillar

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Persons, Osceola Mine - Pillar [A man stands in the massive rock formation.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Tamarack Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Manpower, Labor Tamarack Mill - Barrelled copper ready for smelting. [Four barrels sit on a manual flat car. A group of men and two young boys pose behind the barrels.]

Scanned: May 19, 2009


Dollar Bay - Wire Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay - Wire Mill [Interior view of the wire mill showing work tables and carts of wire. Several workers are pictured along with a man in a suit.]

Scanned: May 21, 2009


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Drillers at end of drift. [Underground image of two miners using the drill.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Quincy Mining Company No. 2 Shaft-rockhouse during construction

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , [Photograph taken from north of shaft-rockhouse. Skeleton of new steel structure is in place and some of the siding has been added. Other industrial and railroad structures are visible. Note from original negative sleeve reads "Quincy #2 rockhouse during construction, October 15, 1908."]

Scanned: August 18, 2006


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Plat - Car on Cage [Underground image of two miners. One is ready to pull the level which will raise the cage to the surface.]

Scanned: May 13, 2009