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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


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


Quincy Mining Company - Technological Support Facilities at the Mine Location (Railroads, Machine Shops, Blacksmith Shops, Dry Houses, Compressor and Boiler Houses Plus General Views of the Mine.

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars QMC locomotives at mine location.

Scanned: September 24, 2008


Quincy Mining Company - Technological Support Facilities at the Mine Location (Railroads, Machine Shops, Blacksmith Shops, Dry Houses, Compressor and Boiler Houses Plus General Views of the Mine.

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars Deteriorated rail cars at mine location.

Scanned: September 24, 2008


Spitzbergen Locations

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Harbors Album Cover: "To the man who started it all John M Longyear from his former clerk care S. Sather 1921." Old Mine, Kings Bay. [A mine adit connected to a trestle via a rail line. A steam crane transfers coal from a stockpile under the trestle to a rail car. A harbor is visible in the background].

Scanned: June 24, 2008


Spitzbergen Locations

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Buildings Album Cover: "To the man who started it all John M Longyear from his former clerk care S. Sather 1921." Coal Dump, Kings Bay. [A rail car dumps coal onto a stockpile from a high trestle. A steam crane below transfers coal to rail cars. A building stands adjacent].

Scanned: June 24, 2008


Spitzbergen Locations

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads Album Cover: "To the man who started it all John M Longyear from his former clerk care S. Sather 1921." Kings Bay. [A steam crane stands adjacent a coal stockpile and two rail lines each with rail engine and cars. A mountain stands in the background].

Scanned: June 24, 2008