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Iron Mines

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Iron Mines & Mining - Buffalo Mine in Negaunee, MI [Workers load ore cars at mine. Original image taken from a cracked slide.]

Scanned: June 15, 2006


Mining - Underground Scene - Morris Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, A tugger-scraper system on the 7th level of CCI's Morris Mine in the 1920s. The electrically powered drum that made up the tugger part of the combination is on the left; the scraper that the tugger's cables pulled back and forth is on the lower right. The scraper would move ore from the point where it was blasted loose to a vertically situated passage (called a raise), which led to the lower level. Ore fell by gravity into ore cars on this level for transportation to a hoisting shaft. [Underground image of two miners.]

Scanned: March 27, 2009


Iron Mines

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Buildings Champion Iron Mine - Ishpeming, Michigan [Image showing the mine in operation. A large pile of iron ore pellets can be seen.]

Scanned: August 8, 2006


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Norrie Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Norrie Mine - Top of Winze [Underground image of a miner standing next to a windlass.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Norrie Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Norrie Mine - Main Level [Underground photo of four miners.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Norrie Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Norrie Mine - Rock Fall [A barely visible miner with a candle emerges from an opening. Several broken timbers and rocks surround the opening.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Lake Angeline Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Lake Angeline Mine (East) "C" Shaft showing cave to ground. [Exterior view of shaft building.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Lake Angeline Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Lake Angeline Mine - Loading by Hand [Several men with shovels load railroad cars.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Lake Angeline Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Lake Angeline Mine - Loading with steam shovel. [A steam shovel loads railroad cars with ore.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - East Lake Angeline Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, East Lake Angeline Mine - breaking down ore in top of raiser, showing over hand drilling. [Underground photo of three miners giving a demonstration on over hand drilling.]

Scanned: May 26, 2009