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Mining Structures

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads Railroad scene. [A photo a rail line heading into a mining location. Several wooden mining structures are located in the background and there are railroad flatcars and ties visible in the foreground.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


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


Street Car Heading North to Calumet

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Street car heading north to Calumet- passing near Copper Mine- and cattle grazing on Quincy Hill. House in foreground is Charlie Nangas- still occupied by Nangas in May 8, 1973. Anthony's Farm Location in foreground (per Ferris Dennis) mine just south of car.

Scanned: August 17, 2012


Steam Engine

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Transporting mining ore from the Atlantic Mine to the Mill in Redridge. [Men stand around a steam engine and ore cars filled with ore.]

Scanned: September 17, 2013


Railroads - Mineral Range

Persons, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads Mass copper loaded on Mineral Range Railroad flatcar. HAER Report MI-2-102 [One of the railroad employees stands with the copper on flatcar #69.]

Scanned: June 9, 2009


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Transportation, Railroads, History, Modern, 20th Century [A woman watches a crane transfer coal from a large stockpile to a coal hopper positioned above a rail car].

Scanned: April 3, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Geography, Maps, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources Contour Map of Proposed New Stock-Yard. Arctic Coal Co. Longyear City. Spitsbergen. 88. [Plan showing the outline of a stockpile, the route of a Bleicherty Aerial Tramway, several rail lines and three warehouses.]

Scanned: May 14, 2008


Spitzbergen - Arctic Coal Company

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Transportation, Railroads, History, Modern, 20th Century Incline Tramway from village to mine. [A simple rail line runs up a mountainside to a mine. An aerial tramway terminal is visible near the mine].

Scanned: March 4, 2008


Spitzbergen Locations

Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Harbors, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources Album Cover: "To the man who started it all John M Longyear from his former clerk care S. Sather 1921." New Aalesund, Kings Bay. [A rail trestle carrying a steam train with numerous cars runs into a harbor. A Norwegian flag flys over the area. High mountains are visible in the background].

Scanned: June 24, 2008