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Fort Wilkins

Historic Sites, Buildings, Water Fort Wilkins - Lake and Fort [Exterior view of some of the cabins near the lake shore.]

Scanned: January 23, 2007


Delaware 1912

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Dwellings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware 1912 [A photo of the Delaware Mine location in 1912. The rockhouse is missing its exteriror covering, and two shafthouses are visible on a hill. Several dwellings are in the foreground.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Cities & Towns - Central

Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Central [Shot of the settlement taken from behind a rock pile.]

Scanned: March 26, 2008


Delaware Mine Old Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware Mine Old Stamp Mill [A great overview photo of the Delaware Mine location. The stamp mill is in the foreground while the rockhouse and shafthouses are on the hill in the background. The photo also shows a number of dwellings throughout the location.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Delaware Mine Trestle Railroad from Shaft House to Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Delaware Mine Trestle Railroad from shaft house to rock house [A photo showing the trestle, rockhouse, and several shafthouses. Some type of cableway or power transfer mechanism is in the middle of the photo.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Bird's Eye View of Copper Harbor

Buildings, Public Buildings, Inland Navigation, Historic Sites Birds Eye View of Copper Harbor [Lithograph drawing from Charles T. Jacksons Report of 1849]

Scanned: March 10, 2006


General View - Railroad

Buildings, Historic Sites, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining [Image of a mine location from a high point looking down at railroad tracks, several residential buildings, industrial features and a body of water.]

Scanned: July 2, 2013


Calumet High School

Buildings, Education, Historic Sites, Historic Districts [Photo of Calumet High School taken from the corner of its respective block]

Scanned: June 13, 2013


View of Calumet and Hecla Public Library

Buildings, Public Buildings, Historic Sites, Reading Room in the Calumet and Hecla Public Library located at 101 Red Jacket Road, Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan. The Calumet and Hecla Public Library, with baths in the basement, was a notable demonstration of the paternalism of a great corporation. In addition to providing unmatched cultural facilites with its collection of books, newspapers, and periodicals in many foreign languages, mounted prints, stereopticon views, Underwood and Keystone travel tours, maps, mineral speciments, and other displays, the library performed a didactic role. Its collection helped to acculturate the many foreigners in Calumet and was one of the most significant and beloved institutions in the community. The Building is a striking blend of sophisticated design and the handsome stonework of local mansons.

Scanned: August 9, 2013


Miners Dwellings

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Historic Sites, [Miners' family dwellings line a dirt road.]

Scanned: August 9, 2013