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Old Wolverine Stamp Mill

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings Old Wolverine Stamp Mill at mine site [View of the stamp mill that appears to be constructed in three tiers.]

Scanned: September 13, 2010


Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Osceola Stamp Mill [Excellent photo of the mill as viewed from the Lake]

Scanned: October 2, 2007


Shaft Houses - Red Jacket

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Manufacturing Process Red Jacket Shaft, Calumet, MI [Image of the shaft house and surrounding buildings.]

Scanned: February 21, 2007


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


Osceola Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Osceola Mill [View of the mill in operation.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Dollar Bay - Wire Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Buildings Dollar Bay - Wire Mill [Interior view of the wire mill showing work tables and carts of wire.]

Scanned: May 21, 2009


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Cleveland Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Saw Mills, Buildings Cleveland Mine - Timber Mill [Interior view of the mill showing several large logs along with two large circular saws.]

Scanned: May 26, 2009


Calumet & Hecla - Wolverine Tube Division

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Buildings General View of Copper Mill - View of mill floor giving an idea of the size of the mill and its general appearance. The American flags which are hung at various points in the mill were purchased by the men in each of the departments.

Scanned: October 6, 2009


Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Stamp Mills. Hecla Mill [Interior view of building showing various pieces of machinery]

Scanned: October 10, 2006