Title: Quincy Mine
Photographer: Sam Penrod
Subject Headings: Metal Trade - Copper Industry and Trade - Copper Mines and Mining, Historic Sites - Historic Mines,
Description: Front: Copper Country - The Keweenaw Peninsula, in Michigans Western Upper Peninsula, is rich in the lore of its colorful history. Copper was mined here by the earliest Indian civilizations. A succession of copper mining interests and techniques ensued, bringing colorful eras into being. Relics, artifacts, monuments and memorabilia attest to the ingenuity and dedication of those who coped with the life and times of an amazing period. Back: Quincy Mine - This famous mine, which included the worlds largest steam hoist, brought its ore to the surface from an inclined depth of 9, 260 feet, during its period of operation, 1920 to 1931.
Source of Description: Font and back of post card
Institution: Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections
Date of Photo: undated
Medium: still image
Size: 8.6 cm x 13.9 cm
Image No: No Neg 2010-11-08-16
Collection Name: Post Card Collection
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