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Portage Lake Canal Depths

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Geography, Maps, Copy of map by J.H. Darling, Assistant Engineer, in October and November1890. Under the direction ofMajor James B. Quinn

Scanned: March 3, 2015


Miners Underground

Natural Resources, Industries, Manpower, Labor Square tinking, drilling.

Scanned: October 28, 2014


Miners Underground

Natural Resources, Industries, Manpower, Labor Loading ore from shute. [Two miners guide ore into rock car with their shovels from a shute. Large timbers act as support structures for the weight of the earth above them.]

Scanned: October 28, 2014


Men Working in Quincy Mine Hoist

Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Manpower, Labor, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [Two men working in the Quincy Mine Hoist No.2 in Hancock, Michigan.]

Scanned: October 28, 2014


Stamp Mill

Natural Resources, Industries, Manpower, Labor Osceola? Stamp Mill (or Tamarack?) [Operational Copper Country Stamp Mill.]

Scanned: October 28, 2014


Pouring Copper in Ingot Bars

Natural Resources, Industries, Manpower, Labor [Four men use large ladles to pour molten coper into ingot molds. A furnace runs hot behind them.]

Scanned: October 28, 2014


Quincy Employment Card

Persons, Manpower, Labor, Miners, Copper Miners [Employment card for German immigrant, Julius Konopka.]

Scanned: June 21, 2013


Men in Quarry

Historic Sites, Manpower, Labor, [Men in Quarry, possibly the sandstone quarry in Jacobsville, Michigan.]

Scanned: May 16, 2013


Isle Royal Mine Stopes

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Isle Royale, Old Mine Stope and New Stope.

Scanned: March 25, 2013


Isle Royal Mills

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Unskilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Isle Royal Mills, Mineral cars. [Image shows the Isle Royal Mill with cars being filled with stamp sand.]

Scanned: March 18, 2013