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Iron Mine Headframe

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars Steel shaft - Norrie Mines - Ironwood [A photo of an open steel mine headframe with rail cars loading ore. Another headfame and poor rock piles are visible in the background.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


Unidentified Mining Scene

Metal Trade, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Buildings and Structures Mining scene - no identification [Photo of numerous wooden mining structures. Several railroad tresles and tracks are also visible.The photo is faded and mounted on a cardboard matte.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


C&H Shaft-rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads Mine Shaft - Location Unknown [A photo of a shaft-rockhouse on the Calumet conglomerate lode. An exposed skip road, a collar house and a locomotive are also visible.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


Copper Range Railroad

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Copper Range Railroad - Construction [A photo of a track crew laying new rails for the railroad. A tall shaft-house appears in the background. Same as MTU Neg 02578.]

Scanned: March 21, 2006


Atlantic Tram

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Atlantic Tram [The tram building for Atlantic Mine]

Scanned: October 26, 2007


Atlantic Tram

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Atlantic Tram [A view down the tram line for Atlantic Mine]

Scanned: October 29, 2007


Hecla Rock House, Calumet

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Railroads, Cars Hecla Rock House, Calumet [A photo of a large wooden bulding with an elevated trestle entering on the upper floor. A train of rock cars is in the foreground.]

Scanned: January 16, 2007


Quincy Shaft House No. 2

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Railroads, Cars Quincy Shaft House #2 HAER MI-2-130 [A photo of the No. 2 shaft-rockhouse with a Bureau of Mines railcar in the foreground. The photo may date from 1929 when a fire occured in the No. 2 shaft and the Bureau investigated. The watchmen's compartment from the 1913-1914 strike is still visible on the top of the shaft-rockhouse.]

Scanned: January 16, 2007


Delaware Mine Rock House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Railroads, Cars Delaware Mine Rock House [A photo of a two-story rockhouse at the end of an elevated trestle. A steam locomotive and ore train are also visible.]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


LaSalle #2 Surface Plant

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads La Salle #2 shaft surface plant #285 [An exterior view of a shaft-rockhouse. The hoist house, pulley stands, boiler house and smokestack are prominent in the image. Rail cars and a rail line are also visible.]

Scanned: October 11, 2005