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Mine Shafts

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Mesnard shaft unearthed. No. 8's shaft opening is revealed here. The last time the depths were worked was prior to 1945, the year the Quincy operations ceased. The disruption here is due to the fact that a collar is being prepared to circle this shaft opening. The location is known as the Mesnard which was an independent mining firm which Quincy purchased. [Image of the gaping hole of the exposed mine shaft.]

Scanned: January 28, 2009


Ahmeek Mill Lot Plan

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Copper Companies. Lot plan, location & topography for all buildings of Ahmeek Mill in Hubbell, Michigan. Drawings made by Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation.

Scanned: August 13, 2014


Lake Superior Iron Mines - East Lake Angeline Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Accidents, Miners, Iron Miners East Lake Angeline Mine - caved material. [Underground scene of a miner evaluating the cave in damage.]

Scanned: May 28, 2009


Quincy Office Interior

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Quincy Company Office Interior. [An interior photo of the Quincy Office Building. A rolltop desk is visible as well as a fireplace and mirrored mantle.]

Scanned: October 19, 2005


Osceola Location

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings, Osceola Location Looking North - Calumet in distance. [Several mining buildings and smoke stacks are pictured. Piles of timber dot the otherwise barren landscape.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Mines - Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Seasons, Winter [Calumet & Hecla Mine - area in foreground later used for Agassiz Park. Image of mining operations in winter.]

Scanned: August 14, 2008


Tamarack Mine - Engine House

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads Tamarack Mine Engine House [Good photo of the engine round house with six engines peeking out of the doorways.]

Scanned: May 14, 2009


Dollar Bay - Plate Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay - Plate Mill [Interior view showing workers making copper plates.]

Scanned: May 20, 2009


Trammer Pushing Tram Car

Miners, Copper Miners, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons C & H Tramming - A mile underground - loading and handling care with copper ore, Calumet-Hecla Mines, Calumet, Mich. [A shirtless trammer is shown pushing a car filled with rock. Two other men are filling cars in the background. They all wear lighted helmets.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006


Quincy No. 2 Shaft-rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Quincy #2 Shaft House taken previous to 1908 as the steel shaft house and rock house with circular rock bin erected in about year 1908. [A photo of the gabled Quincy No. 2 shaft-rockhouse. A train trestle, pulley stands and the original hoist house are also visible. The negative is imprinted with the words "Quincy No 2 Shaft Rockhouse Photo By Isler".]

Scanned: October 19, 2005