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Lake Superior Milling

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Lake Superior milling figure 4. The temperary frame building was a combination engine, compressor, supply and change house, equipped with an 800 Cu. Ft. Ingersoll-Rand Straight Line Air Compressor; and American Hoist & Derrick Company Hoist, equipped with 3-4" hoisting cable; a steam pipe rack for drying the miners clothes, heated by the exhaust steam from the compressor; a small room used as an office, and a small supply room.

Scanned: March 8, 2010


Lake Superior Milling

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, , Lake Superior milling figure 6 shows longitudinal section of the tunnel as completed.

Scanned: March 8, 2010


Mesnard Mining Company Stock Certificate

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, , Canceled Mesnard Mining Company Stock Certificate in the name of Emery Hodges for 100 shares of the Mesnard Mining Company.

Scanned: June 23, 2010


Copper Mines - National Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Earthwork, Dams National Mine buildings and dam.

Scanned: June 25, 2010


Ahmeek Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Seasons, Ahmeek Mine located at the southern border of Keweenaw County is still in operation as a producer of copper for which this County is famous. [From a distance view of the mine in the fall color season.]

Scanned: October 29, 2010


Miners Wife

Manners and Customs, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners wife readying dinner on the back porch in Calumet, MI. Every day was worrysome for a miners wife, with mine cave-ins and mine fires happening periodically. Many mines had no compensation for widows. And life was tough enough in the Copper Country even without a family to provide for. However, the Calumet & Hecla Mining Co. was unique in compensating many adverse predicaments which gave the miners security.

Scanned: November 2, 2010


Electric Tramming

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Electric Tramming Undergrounds - Copper Mine - Calumet, Mich.

Scanned: November 1, 2010


Copper Ready for Shipment

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Ships, Manpower, Labor Five Million Lbs. of Copper ready for Shipment, Houghton, Mich.

Scanned: November 8, 2010


Copper Ready for Shipment

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Ships, Harbors, Docks Five Million Lbs. of Copper ready for Shipment, Houghton, Mich.

Scanned: November 8, 2010


Pouring Copper

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Manpower, Labor, Pouring Copper

Scanned: November 8, 2010