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Phoenix Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Phoenix Mine [View of some of the mining equipment and boarded up buildings.]

Scanned: April 30, 2010


Central Mine

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Central Mining Co. [View of settlement and decaying buildings.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010


Hancock No. 2 Shaft

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements Hancock #2 Shaft from Poor Farm [View of the shaft house and surrounding community.]

Scanned: August 2, 2010


Minesota Mining Company Chruch, Store and Warehouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings Minesota Mining Co. Church store & Warehouse- "Contract Day". [Photo of a group of men in front of the Minesota Mining Companys Store and Warehouse. A church is on a hill in the background and a large pile of lumber is in the foreground. A list of the mines officers is shown below the photgraph. The date on the photo is 1858.]

Scanned: September 13, 2005


Houghton and Hancock

Water, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining [A view of Hancock from a residentional portion of Houghton. The swivel bridge can be seen also.]

Scanned: October 22, 2013


Shaft Houses at Baltic

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements Shaft Houses at Baltic Upper Michigan [View of the mining operations from a distance.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Cities and Towns - Victoria

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements Victoria Mine Location showing home of Capt. Hooper, the general store and post office. The shaft house and drying room are in the center of the photo and chemist building to the left.

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Old Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements Old Cliff Mine [View of some of the buildings and mining structures at the Cliff Mine.]

Scanned: June 16, 2009


Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Artist's sketch of Ripley, Quincy, Pewabic & Franklin area about 1881 [Overhead view of the Keweenaw area (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Cliff Mine from the South Cliff of the North American Company

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Early sketch of the Cliff Mine. Mine buildings are in the background with stumps and logs in the foreground. Illustration carries attribution to "Lossing-Barritt" probably referring to Benson John Lossing and William Barritt, active illustrators of the late Nineteenth Century.]

Scanned: November 16, 2006