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Loading Copper

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Ships Houghton, Mich., Loading Copper

Scanned: November 8, 2010


Quincy Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Front: Copper Country - The Keweenaw Peninsula, in Michigans Western Upper Peninsula, is rich in the lore of its colorful history. Copper was mined here by the earliest Indian civilizations. A succession of copper mining interests and techniques ensued, bringing colorful eras into being. Relics, artifacts, monuments and memorabilia attest to the ingenuity and dedication of those who coped with the life and times of an amazing period. Back: Quincy Mine - This famous mine, which included the worlds largest steam hoist, brought its ore to the surface from an inclined depth of 9, 260 feet, during its period of operation, 1920 to 1931.

Scanned: November 9, 2010


White Pine Copper Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , White Pine Copper Company - White Pine, Michigan, Ontonagon County

Scanned: November 12, 2010


Endicott R. Lovell

Persons, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [A studio posed portrait of Mr. Lovell that appeared in the C&H News in November 1944.]

Scanned: December 9, 2005


Charcoal Kilns

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Industries, Charcoal Kilns [Photo shows two beehive charcoal kilns in a wooded area. Small platform leads to top of kiln. Smoke is visible and large plank holds door closed at top of kiln. Photo is mounted on cardboard with note "MMS 80" on image and words "Charcoal Kilns" on card stock. Back of print indicates "A.L. Wortley, Photographer, Houghton, Mich., Mining and General Views."]

Scanned: May 12, 2006


Charcoal Kilns

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Industries, Charcoal Kilns [Photo shows six beehive charcoal kilns in a wooded area. Small platforms lead to tops of kilns. Stacked wood and smoke are visible. Photo is mounted on cardboard with note "MMS 79" on image and words "Charcoal Kilns" on card stock. Back of print indicates "A.L. Wortley, Photographer, Houghton, Mich., Mining and General Views."]

Scanned: May 12, 2006


Charcoal Kilns

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Industries, Charcoal Kilns [Photo shows six beehive charcoal kilns. Barrels and planks of wood are scattered in the foreground. Photo is mounted on cardboard with note "MMS 78" on image and words "Charcoal Kilns" on card stock. Back of print indicates "A.L. Wortley, Photographer, Houghton, Mich., Mining and General Views."]

Scanned: May 12, 2006


Charcoal Kilns

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Industries, Charcoal Kilns [Photo shows two beehive charcoal kilns. Group of men stand near lower part of kilns. Smoke is visible and planks holds door closed at bottom of kiln. Photo is mounted on cardboard with note "MMS 81" on image and words "Charcoal Kilns" on card stock. Back of print indicates "A.L. Wortley, Photographer, Houghton, Mich., Mining and General Views."]

Scanned: May 12, 2006


Baltic Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Baltic Mine [A color drawing of two miners and a Baltic Mine shaft-rockhouse. The photo is mounted on post card stock.]

Scanned: April 12, 2006


Keweenaw County

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Buildings Front of card [cataloger]

Scanned: April 12, 2006