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Mining Structures

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads Railroad scene. [A photo a rail line heading into a mining location. Several wooden mining structures are located in the background and there are railroad flatcars and ties visible in the foreground.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


C&H Shaft-rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads Mine Shaft - Location Unknown [A photo of a shaft-rockhouse on the Calumet conglomerate lode. An exposed skip road, a collar house and a locomotive are also visible.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


Copper Range Railroad

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Copper Range Railroad - Construction [A photo of a track crew laying new rails for the railroad. A tall shaft-house appears in the background. Same as MTU Neg 02578.]

Scanned: March 21, 2006


National Ave., Rockland, Michigan

Transportation, Roads, Historic Sites, Historic Mines, Buildings View on National Ave., Rockland, MI. after the big snow storm. [Shows the small town blanketed in snow, and some of the downtown buildings boardering the car-less street.]

Scanned: June 9, 2011


Street Car Heading North to Calumet

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Street car heading north to Calumet- passing near Copper Mine- and cattle grazing on Quincy Hill. House in foreground is Charlie Nangas- still occupied by Nangas in May 8, 1973. Anthony's Farm Location in foreground (per Ferris Dennis) mine just south of car.

Scanned: August 17, 2012


Steam Engine

Transportation, Railroads, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Copper Mines and Mining, Persons Transporting mining ore from the Atlantic Mine to the Mill in Redridge. [Men stand around a steam engine and ore cars filled with ore.]

Scanned: September 17, 2013


Copper Mines & Mining - Unidentified

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Power-Plants, Transportation Electric Station, Lake Linden [Several horse and buggies line the dirt road on a rainy day]

Scanned: April 11, 2006


Charcoal Kiln

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Industries, Transportation Charcoal Kiln [Abandoned beehive charcoal kiln. Man with horse-drawn vehicle is visible in background.]

Scanned: May 12, 2006


Iron Mines

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Excavation, Transportation, Bridges Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co. - Jackson Iron Mine looking north #5 bridge. [A wooden bridge runs through a tunnel in a wall of rock.]

Scanned: August 24, 2006


Cliff Mine

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation Deserted Village - Old Cliff Mine [A man driving a horse and buggy is shown next to a group of log cabins.]

Scanned: August 7, 2006