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J. T. Reeder at Desk

Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade J. T. Reeder at Desk in C&H Office [A photo of Reeder at his desk in the C&H office. Electric lights are on the wall and a phone is on his desk.]

Scanned: November 30, 2005


Group at Cliff

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Group at Cliff [A group of people looking at the remains of the Cliff Mine. The group is in the foreground of the photo and the mine is off in the distance. A number of structures at the mine are still standing. The original glass negative is broken.]

Scanned: April 21, 2006


College class at Isle Royale shaft rockhouse

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, College class at Isle Royal shaft rockhouse [A group of 75 students posed outside shafthouse, with rock hammers, not dressed for underground; same as T36.]

Scanned: June 14, 2006


No.2 rock and shaft house, Tamarack

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, No.2 rock and shaft house, Tamarack [An excellent image with two women and three children amongst stulls in foreground.]

Scanned: December 15, 2009


Man Engine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Man Engine designed by J.W. Rawlins [A group of miners ride and wait to ride a man engine out of the mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 12)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Man Car

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Mine shaft team [A way of moving men in and out of the mine using a flat car (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 16)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Drilling

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Miners, Copper Miners Drilling in a Copper Mine [An artistic rendering of underground work in a copper mine (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 17)]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


C&H #17 Miners

Miners, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining #17 Amygdaloid, which was south and east of junction of M203 and US41. Note: mixture of oil and carbide lamps. [A group of miners posed for a photograph. One man is dressed in a suit and hat.]

Scanned: November 29, 2005


Engine House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Engines The engine house presumably at the Red Jacket Shaft. Richard Hair Nelson pictured at far left. Richard Hair Nelson worked for Calumet & Hecla from 1890-1919. This Photo circa 1905. [A group of men pose by the lift engine in a shaft house]

Scanned: November 5, 2007


Captain James Chynoweth

Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, [Posed studio portrait of James Chynoweth, 1846-1922. Chynoweth was associated with the early development of a number of Michigan copper mining ventures, including the Centennial, Trimountain, and Allouez. He lived in Calumet for the latter part of his life and served on the boards of several Houghton County banks. Chynoweth was also involved in mining development in Arizona, California and Ontario.]

Scanned: November 3, 2006