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Underground Surveying

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Persons, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining Underground at Bengal - R3. [Students work with surveing equipment in Bengal Mine in the Menominee Iron Range, in Iron County, Michigan.]

Scanned: June 18, 2014


Underground Surveying

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Persons, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining Students "jiggling ni" at shaft bottom - Mine surveying in Menominee Range Iron Mine. [Program a part of the Michigan College of Mining and Technology.]

Scanned: June 18, 2014


Isle Royale Copper Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Isle Royale Copper Co. - No. 5 Dry [Image of the building. Workers stand outside.]

Scanned: December 1, 2008


Isle Royale Copper Co.

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Isle Royale Copper Co. - Shops & Warehouse [Image of buildings.]

Scanned: December 1, 2008


John Lakner Employment Card, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Employment record for John Lakner, an Austrian trammer employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1899 through his death in 1905. According to the card, Lakner was killed November 13, 1905, in a blast on level 119 of the #5 shaft, due to "miscounting the reports of the firing of three block holes."]

Scanned: January 16, 2009


John Pirc Employment Card, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Employment record for John Pirc, a Slovenian trammer employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company from 1906 through his death in 1908. Card indicates Pirc died April 29, 1908, after falling down the Osceola #14 shaft and fracturing his skull.]

Scanned: June 23, 2006


Identity Badge for Unknown Employee, Calumet & Hecla Mining Company

Persons, Immigrants, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Example of identity badge used by Calumet & Hecla Mining Company. Little is known about the badges, though some researchers have suggested that they may have been used as a security measure during World War I. They do not include any names, only a numbering system which may have referenced a now-lost log book.]

Scanned: June 23, 2006


Copper Mines - Ahmeek

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Ahmeek Mine Shops new lockers. J. W. Cole. [A man dressed in business attire looks at an open locker. Lunch pails, clothes, hard hats and boots are scattered on the floor.]

Scanned: September 9, 2009


Copper Mines - Ahmeek

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Persons Gordon Hoganson - Ahmeek #3. [Gordon stands next to a locker smoking a cigarette.]

Scanned: September 9, 2009


Copper Mines - Ahmeek

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Ahmeek #2. [A man in shirt and tie appears to be estimating the size or value of two large pieces of ore. Someone has scribbled in chalk? on the piece of equpment above the rocks "Keep this place clean."]

Scanned: September 9, 2009