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Lake Superior Iron Mines - Pewabic Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manpower, Labor, Pewabic Mine Shaft House [Exterior view of mining operations showing piles of logs and a barren landscape where they once stood.]

Scanned: May 22, 2009


Quincy No 7 Shaft-rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Quincy No 7 Rock and Shaft House [An exterior photo of the Quincy No 7 shaft rockhouse. A trestle and pulley stands are visible. Electric utility poles are prominent in the foreground.]

Scanned: October 19, 2005


Quincy School

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Education, Education, Elementary, Quincy School [An exterior, winter photo of the Quincy School. The school is a two story building with a bell tower. A wood and metal bar fence surrounds the school.]

Scanned: March 15, 2006


Lake Superior Iron Mines - Cleveland Mine

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Saw Mills, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor Cleveland Mine - Timber Mill [Interior view of mill showing some of the workers.]

Scanned: May 26, 2009


Mines - Calumet and Hecla

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Superior Boiler House & Engine House, Calumet. [Thick black smoke billows out of the immense smoke stack at the mine.]

Scanned: August 14, 2008


Quincy Mining Company view from No. 2 looking north toward No. 6

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , [Looking north from No. 2 hoist house, showing Lower Pewabic housing area. Note from original negative sleeve reads "Panorama right-hand side, view from #2 to #6."]

Scanned: March 9, 2007


Tamarack Mine #2

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine #2 - 17th Plat - "Hitting Pipe a Bit" after dinner. [A group of miners relax and have a smoke underground.]

Scanned: May 8, 2009


Rock Cars

Excavation, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars Quincy Mine, Quincy and Torch Lake Railroad, Rock cars and side dump cars. Hancock, MI

Scanned: April 14, 2015


Hopper Car

Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining Hopper Car #3 Quincy Mining Company Ripley, MI. [Side view of the #3 hopper car for the Quincy Mining Company.]

Scanned: April 14, 2015


Tamarack Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Miners, Copper Miners Tamarack Mine - Head of a Vertical Winze - 16th crosscut, looking along crosscut toward lode. Miners in bucket ready to descend. [Underground image of three miners, two of them in the bucket and the other standing by.]

Scanned: May 11, 2009