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Diamond Drilling

Persons, Miners, Woody Plants, Trees The White Pine Extension came to an abrupt end in 1918 although it was admitted that there was copper in the area but not of the type usually desired at the time, native. Hurontown's Walter Harvey took these pictures as evidence of the days when the diamond drill operations were in effect. The land at present is not under the ownership of the Copper Range Co., which possesses considerable acreage in the White Pine regions of Ontonagon County. [Three of the miners stand in the doorway of a building resembling a shack.]

Scanned: February 19, 2009

Miners, Painesdale, Mich.

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Persons, Miners, Copper Miners Miners, Painesdale, Mich. - [A group of miners. some with the candles on their helmets still aflame, pose for a photo.]

Scanned: February 25, 2011

Big Annie

Persons, Immigrants, Industrial Relations, Labor Disputes, Strikes and Lockouts, Miners, Copper Miners Big Annie Clemens [A leader of the 1913-1914 mine strikes (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 62)]

Scanned: February 28, 2008

Mining Accidents

Persons, Accidents, Miners, Copper Miners Accident No. 6. C & H Cons. Mine, January 21, 1930. Michial Medaved came to his death by falling down No. 6 shaft, Hecla Branch of Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Copper Co. The following statement was made by Mine Inspector Matt Ollila after investigating the accident: "Michial Medaved met accidental death in No. 6 shaft of Hecla mine, between the 4th and 5th levels while on an inspection trip. He evidently lost his balance on a slippery sleeper and fell on a descending skip rope that carried him down the shaft to the 15th level. [Account of accident that took Mr. Medaved's life.]

Scanned: November 16, 2010


Persons, Miners, Copper Miners, [Group of miners with lunch buckets are pictured next to a building. A small boy managed to squeeze himself between some of the men to be included in the photo. The name of James Jones is written on the back of the photograph.]

Scanned: November 19, 2010

Fred J. Murphy Scrapbook

Persons, Buildings, Miners, Iron Miners On the way to the "Dry" at Aragon Iron Mine, Norway, Mich. [Image of students at the mine. Two of them are named in the photo Norcross and Focthman.]

Scanned: June 23, 2010

Fred J. Murphy Scrapbook

Persons, Miners, Iron Miners, Squad 3, Old Squad 11, Lemon Squad - Facht, Bill, Murf, Norky. [Photo of the four men dressed in mining gear.]

Scanned: June 23, 2010

Spitzbergen Locations

Persons, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Miners Advent Bay Entry of Mine No. 2. [A man stands next to a wheelbarrow at the mine entrance.]

Scanned: March 6, 2008

Mine Safety Party

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Miners, Copper Miners, Persons Mine Safety Partie - Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. [Men eating together as a part of the Ahmeek Mine Safety Party. Behind them can be seen a fire engine complete with tire chains].

Scanned: June 3, 2013

Copper Mining

Persons, Miners, Copper Miners, Manpower, Labor Underground Filling Train Car - Locomotive in foreground. [Image of two miners, one in the locomotive the other in the car behind holding a shovel.]

Scanned: November 12, 2008