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Mine Fires

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Buildings, Calumet Mine Fire [Photo shows smoke coming from an undetermined location. Group of men gathered around mine site.]

Scanned: May 22, 2006


Mine Fires

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Persons, Calumet & Hecla Mine Fire [Smoke billows from mine sight. Several men observe.]

Scanned: July 20, 2006


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Disasters, Mine Accidents, Persons Final cave in at surface, showing upper part of last stope, all copper rock below having been removed. Calumet - Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [Two barely visible men stand in opening of stope. Mining buildings in full operation stand above the crater.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Osceola Fire

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Sept. 7 1895 Osceola Fire [Isler photo of large group outside a smoking shaft-rockhouse. In addition to Isler's lable, the negative is imprinted with "Osceola Shaft No. 3, Mine Fire, Sept 7, 1895, 30 Lives Lost."]

Scanned: May 17, 2006


Osceola Mine Fire Shaft #3 rear view

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Osceola Mine Fire Shaft #3 rear view [Isler photo showing shaft house, elevated tramroad and smoke billowing.]

Scanned: June 14, 2006


Fire - Osceola Mine

Disasters, Fires, Mine Fires, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Osceola Mine Fire (Isler photo showing large group of people outside of shafthouse. Reeder: "30 lives lost - this negative of #4 shaft - fire was in #3 shaft"]

Scanned: April 27, 2006


Fire - C & H Mine

Disasters, Fires, Mine Fires, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Accidents, Explosions C & H Mine Fire (Isler photo of Superior engine house explosion]

Scanned: April 27, 2006


Fires - C & H Shafthouse

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Persons, C & H shafthouse burning. [Several children gather to watch the fire. A few firemen seem to be helpless in fighting the flames.]

Scanned: August 25, 2010


Mine Rescue Crew

Accidents, Fires, Mine Fires, Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Mine Rescue Crew, Quincy #2 Shaft, 1925-1926 Fire [A photo of a group of miners wearing breathing masks. The names of the miners are written on the front of the photograph.]

Scanned: February 6, 2006


Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Disasters, Mine Accidents, A rescue crew near shaft house, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [Men outfitted in masks and tanks resembling scuba diving gear pose for a photo while transporting a man on a stretcher.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009