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Experimental Radio Station

Engineering, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade Amateur Radio Station WSYX. [Image shows old radio station equipment in a small room.]

Scanned: June 13, 2013


Mine Structures

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, [Possibly the Old Centennial Mine. The image shows a rail way, shaft rock house, hoist cable support structures and a couple of other mine related buildings.]

Scanned: May 15, 2013


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Cliff Mine - looking toward shaft-engine house and blacksmith shop Photographic Album p.42 [A photo of the Cliff Mine from a distance. The buildings at the base of the cliff and large piles of poor rock are included in the photo.]

Scanned: January 19, 2007


Phoenix - 1898

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Phoenix - 1898 [A photo showing an older mine location with old-style wooden shafthouses and several other wooden buildings.]

Scanned: January 18, 2007


Phoenix Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Phoenix Mill [A photo showing a rock train on an elevated trestle in a small stamp mill. Steam or smoke is coming from the mill, likely indicating that it is in operation. A group of men are posed in the extreme bottom of the photo.]

Scanned: January 18, 2007


Mass Copper from Minnesota Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Copper Mines and Mining Companies- Minnesota Mining Company. Mass copper- no date- (Minnesota Mine?)- (Ontonagon County?).

Scanned: June 9, 2011


Map- Houghton, Michigan

Historic Sites, Historic Districts, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Buildings Bird's eye view of Houghton [Shows the Portage, road ways, buildings and overall layout of early Houghton].

Scanned: May 2, 2012


Minesota Mine Lithograph

Buildings, Dwellings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Copper Mines and Mining Co. Minesota Mine. Picture taken from South view. Image originally taken from an oversized lithograph that is located at the Houghton Country Museum.

Scanned: November 7, 2013


Amydaloid and Delaware Mines 1897-1898

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Historic Sites, Historic Mines Amydaloid and Delaware Mines 1897-1898 [A overview photo of the Delaware Mine location showing a shaft, rockhouse and a number of dwellings.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Michigan Tech Campus

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Buildings, Public Buildings, Historic Sites, Historical Markers Campus View Historical Marker [Michigan Historic Site sign in front of Hubbell Hall building. "Michigan Tech - In 1885 the Michigan Mining School was established here by the state. Classes were held in temporary quarters until 1889 when Hubbell Hall was erected. Situated ideally in the midst of the Upper Peninsula's booming mining industry, the school soon ranked as one of the world's best mining colleges. Renamed Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1927, it now offers work in all the major fields of engineering and science.']

Scanned: December 9, 2008