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Phoenix Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Buildings Robins Vein Phoenix Mine [View of some of the equipment still remaining.]

Scanned: May 4, 2010


Victoria Mining Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Victoria Mining Company - Waterpower [Photo of a spray of water shooting over a cliff.]

Scanned: June 28, 2010


Ojibway Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Buildings Ojibway Shaft #1 [Photo of the some of the buildings associated with Ojibway operations]

Scanned: July 18, 2008


Ojibway Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Ojibway Shaft #1 [Photo of the wooden shaft structure]

Scanned: July 18, 2008


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees Cliff Mine [View of the overgrown site. Some of the buildings and the chimney are still visible.]

Scanned: November 17, 2009


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees Cliff Mine [Glass negative from a copy.]

Scanned: November 17, 2009


Ridge Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Ridge Mine, Ontonogan Co. [Later Changed to Mass Mine]

Scanned: October 1, 2007


Copper Mines - Adventure

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, This is the big camel back rock which virtually "pours" itself into the now shafthouseless shaft of No. 5 of the old Adventure Mine.

Scanned: April 15, 2009


Copper Mines - Adventure

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, The usual fence surrounds this two compartment Adventure mine opening and it has been posted as to the danger lurking within its depths. The location is to the right side of the road just before one enters Mass from the Lake Mine area along M-26. [Image of the dangerous mine opening.]

Scanned: April 14, 2009


Copper Mines - Caledonia

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, This photo shows an early Caledonia scene. Taken at the time when Calumet and Hecla, Inc. was preparing to adapt the property for mining, it reveals the adit and surroundings. Today the adit is thoroughly revamped. The explosion which killed two men is of a type seldom experienced in the Copper Country mining area. The presumed cause, methane gas, is also known as marsh gas. [Image of the opening of the mine showing the rail tracks leading into it.]

Scanned: April 7, 2009