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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


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


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