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Smelters

Smelting, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Smelters - Copper Hods [Three workers pose with their equipment. Photo is from a cracked glass plate]

Scanned: April 20, 2006


Smelters

Smelting, Buildings, Manpower, Labor C & H Works - Lake Linden. According to Waldo Backman of Dollar Bay this is the Lake Superior Smelting Co. in Dollar Bay, which C & H bought. [Impressive photo of smelter buildings, the workers and an enormous amount of copper ingots ready for shipment.]

Scanned: July 24, 2009


Smelters - Michigan Smelter

Smelting, Manpower, Labor, Michigan Smelts, Houghton [Interior view of smelter and workers.]

Scanned: June 9, 2009


Calumet & Hecla Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Smelting Calumet & Hecla Smelter Electric Crane [Several men work with the crane]

Scanned: December 12, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Smelting Calumet & Hecla Smelter Electrolytic Plant, Sub Station [Interior view of the electrolytic plant]

Scanned: December 12, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Smelting Calumet and Hecla Smelter, Electrolytic Plant [Workers tend to retrieving the copper at the plant while a man dressed in a suit looks on.]

Scanned: October 10, 2006


Michigan Smelter Crew

Smelting, Persons, Manpower, Labor Michigan Smelter Entire Plant Crew [Photo of the entire work force of the smelter taken outside of the building.]

Scanned: April 13, 2010


Michigan Smelter Equipment

Smelting, Persons, Manpower, Labor Michigan Smelter Equipment [Rather blurry photo of equipment used to make ingots.]

Scanned: April 13, 2010


Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Smelting, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace [Several men stand around the furnace holding shovels. Some men are workers, others dressed in suits appear to be visitors or perhaps management. Several wooden barrels are on the floor along with ladles.]

Scanned: May 19, 2009


Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace - Dipping for Ingots

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Smelting, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay Smelting Furnace - Dipping for Ingots. [Workers pour copper into forms. Several ingots which have already been processed, can be seen on the floor.]

Scanned: May 19, 2009