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Cities & Towns - Calumet

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family Calumet - N. from Calumet & 3rd St., Laurium [Groups of houses with mining smokestacks in the background]

Scanned: October 24, 2006


Cities & Towns - Calumet

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings South from Calumet stack. [Almost a bird's eye view of this section of Calumet.]

Scanned: October 24, 2006


Lithograph of Calumet Village

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Lithograph of Calumet Village, now site of proposed Coppertown, U.S.A (1881). [A bird's eye view drawing of the village of Calumet showing mining structures, agricultural areas as well as business and residential dwellings]

Scanned: February 15, 2006


Cities & Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Road in Houghton overlooking Quincy Mine [Image taken from a dirt road in Houghton showing the Quincy mining operations in Hancock.]

Scanned: April 9, 2008


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Shaft Houses

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Isle Royale 1 & 2 shafts from hill over looking Quincy in distance [Excellent photo of shaft houses, surrounding communities, and buildings]

Scanned: October 8, 2007


Central Mine

Buildings, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns Central Mining Co. [View of settlement and decaying buildings.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010


Minesota Mining Company Chruch, Store and Warehouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings Minesota Mining Co. Church store & Warehouse- "Contract Day". [Photo of a group of men in front of the Minesota Mining Companys Store and Warehouse. A church is on a hill in the background and a large pile of lumber is in the foreground. A list of the mines officers is shown below the photgraph. The date on the photo is 1858.]

Scanned: September 13, 2005


Quincy Smelter

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns This photo of the Quincy Smelter near the Houghton-Hancock drawbridge has received many far-flung compliments. Seen are some of the homes of Ripley, the residential nooks of the hillsides and the top, the Quincy plateau. Portage Lake reflects frigidity and snow while the water is still not ice surfaced, except for the shoreline areas at the bottom of the photo. [Tranquil image of the smelting works and Mont Ripley]

Scanned: January 17, 2007


Quincy Hill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Company Towns, Buildings Snow on Quincy Hill [Photo taken from Houghton across the frozen lake with Quincy smelter and mine shafts.]

Scanned: October 16, 2007