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Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [One of the members admires the equipment in an underground scene. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [Some of the members ride a flatcar through a narrow passageway. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies The steam hoist as it appeared when discovered by Robert "Speed" Burns, Tech graduate student in geology four years ago. It rests 900 feet down in the Copper Falls mine where it has been since the mine closed in 1892. [Image of the intact steam hoist underground. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Part of the hoist as it looked before being dismantled. Charles Arnold of Saginaw begins to take it apart. [Charles diligently works on disassembling the hoist. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Part of the hoist as it looked before being dismantled. [Underground image of the hoist resting in a crevice of the mine. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Fraternities - Sigma Rho - Copper Falls Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons, Societies Sigma Rho Fraternity removing machinery from Copper Falls mine. [Underground image of three of the members working on the removal of the hoist. Please see comment section of MTU Neg. 03071 for further details of this project.]

Scanned: August 7, 2008


Cities & Towns - Hubbell

Disasters, Natural Disasters, Persons, Water Mellonsville - Hubbell flood on April 13, 1941 (Easter Sunday). C&H railroad track. [Image of what is left of the railroad track.]

Scanned: May 27, 2008


Mather "B" Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining, , Mather "B" Mine in Negaunee, Michigan. [Ariel photo of the Mather "B" Iron Mine in Negaunee.]

Scanned: June 26, 2012


Mather "A" Mine

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining, , Mather "A" Mine in Ishpeming, Michigan. [Arial view of the Mather "A" Mine showing the layout of the iron mine's surface features.]

Scanned: June 26, 2012


Quincy No. 1 Dredge

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Water, Lakes, Quincy Reclamation Plant, Dredge and Pontoons. Wood hull - sand 1955- can still be seen in the lake.

Scanned: July 27, 2012