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Dollar Bay - Wire Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay - Wire Mill [Interior view of the wire mill showing workers and a man dressed in a suit wearing a bowler hat.]

Scanned: May 21, 2009


Steam Stamp

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Steam Stamp Quincy Mill [An interior photo showing the top portion of a steam powered mill stamp. The negative is labelled "Interior Quincy Mill, Photo by Isler".]

Scanned: March 15, 2006


Houghton View

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water Houghton from Portage Canal - circa 1960's [ An aerial view of Houghton from the canal. The waterfront, high school building and the Isle Royale rock piles are prominent features.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Osceola Mine - A Pillar

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Persons, Osceola Mine - Pillar [A man stands in the massive rock formation.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Tamarack Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Manpower, Labor Tamarack Mill - Barrelled copper ready for smelting. [Four barrels sit on a manual flat car. A group of men and two young boys pose behind the barrels.]

Scanned: May 19, 2009


Dollar Bay - Wire Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manufacturing Process, Manpower, Labor Dollar Bay - Wire Mill [Interior view of the wire mill showing work tables and carts of wire. Several workers are pictured along with a man in a suit.]

Scanned: May 21, 2009


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Drillers at end of drift. [Underground image of two miners using the drill.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Quincy Mining Company No. 2 Shaft-rockhouse during construction

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , [Photograph taken from north of shaft-rockhouse. Skeleton of new steel structure is in place and some of the siding has been added. Other industrial and railroad structures are visible. Note from original negative sleeve reads "Quincy #2 rockhouse during construction, October 15, 1908."]

Scanned: August 18, 2006


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Cleveland Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Woody Plants, Trees, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Saw Mills Cleveland Mine - Timber Mill [Interior view of mill]

Scanned: May 26, 2009


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Plat - Car on Cage [Underground image of two miners. One is ready to pull the level which will raise the cage to the surface.]

Scanned: May 13, 2009