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Stamps

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings [Early sketch of stamp mill in Keweenaw County. A man is shown at the upper right feeding ore into the top of a mill using two sets of Cornish drop stamps. Another man is seen to the right and processed mineral and water are seen exiting the bottom of the machinery. Although this illustration does not carry an attribution, it is likely done by Benson John Lossing and William Barritt, active illustrators of the late Nineteenth Century who are credited with the other illustrations in this publication.]

Scanned: November 17, 2006


The floors

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings [Early sketch of stamp mill in Keweenaw County. Several men are shown working in a large room. Trenches in the floor are used to separate copper from waste rock. Building appears to be open at the back. Although this illustration does not carry an attribution, it is likely done by Benson John Lossing and William Barritt, active illustrators of the late Nineteenth Century who are credited with the other illustrations in this publication.]

Scanned: November 17, 2006


Ahmeek Stamp Mill

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Locomotion, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Ahmeek Stamp Mill on Torch Lake (C&H) in Tamarack. [Black and white photo of the locototive system of the Ahmeek Stamp Mill.]

Scanned: May 25, 2012


Mills - Calumet and Hecla

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes [Calumet and Hecla Mill, Lake Linden. View from the water of the mill buildings at the Lake Linden site.]

Scanned: August 13, 2008


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Manpower, Labor Pouring molten copper into ingot molds, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [A worker pays close attention to filling the molds.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Stamp Mills - Ahmeek

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Ahmeek Mills, General View Looking West [From a distance view of the Ahmeek Mill]

Scanned: November 28, 2007


Mill Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Engines, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork Old Central Mine Mill Engine built 1866 (5/7/1921) [Stamp Mill engine turning a large wheel]

Scanned: December 6, 2006


Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill at shaft #4 [Stamp mill with Shaft #4 in the right side of the photograph]

Scanned: October 16, 2007


Ahmeek Mill

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Locomotion, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Ahmeek Mill, demolition underway.

Scanned: May 25, 2012


Ahmeek Mill

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Locomotion, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Ahmeek Mill [Photo of the tramway leading to the Ameek Mill, and the mill itself as it stood in Tamarack.]

Scanned: May 25, 2012