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Clark Mine, Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

all thats left of clark mine was this smokestack with a tree growing out of top
Photo ID: 277523    View Count: 229

Abandoned hoist & boiler - 1971

Island Mine, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Superior, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. Hoist and boiler remains at the island mine, abandoned in 1877. Circa 1971. Figure 2, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1309. Photo by N.K. Huber. Courtesy USGS Photographic Library.
Photo ID: 493974    View Count: 105

Adit entrance into mine

Hill Fissure Mine, Copper Falls Mine, Copper Falls, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

This adit entrance into the Hill Fissure is located along the Copper Falls Road near the Copper Falls Mine, Keweenaw County, Michigan. The adit entrance is cemented shut. Photo taken August, 2009.
 © Paul T. BrandesPhoto ID: 248306    View Count: 634

Aetna Exploration rock pile

Aetna Exploration Copper Mine, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

This is the rock pile for the Aetna Exploration, located near Copper Harbor. Much of the pile has been removed by logging companies to shore up access roads in the area.

Photo taken August, 2013.
 © Paul T. BrandesPhoto ID: 553754    View Count: 93

Ahmeek Mine

Ahmeek Mine, Ahmeek, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Old early twentieth century postcard view of #3 and # 4 shafts.
Photo ID: 221418    View Count: 462

Ahmeek Mine

Ahmeek Mine, Ahmeek, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Ahmeek Mine, Shafts 3 & 4. David Johnson Collection.
Photo ID: 395256    View Count: 151

Allouez Mine

Allouez Mine, Allouez, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Allouez Mine No.1 Shaft. David Johnson collection
Photo ID: 395320    View Count: 214

Along the beach at Esrey Park

Esrey park, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Looking east from Esrey Park along the Lake Superior shoreline. Agates can be found in the flowtops of the Lake Shore Traps, one of the many basaltic flows on the Keweenaw Peninsula.

Photo taken August, 2011.
 © Paul T. BrandesPhoto ID: 437092    View Count: 275

An Informative Sign

Clark Mine, Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Photographed 9/1/05 by D. Maietta. The sign reads:

Site of Old Clark Mine
The Clark Mine was incorporated on Dec. 19, 1853 and worked periodically until its closing in 1901. Some known production records are listed below:
1858 187,915 lbs. of copper
1871 160,00 lbs. of manganese ore
1873 80,000 lbs. of manganese ore
1874 ...
 © 2005 Dave MaiettaPhoto ID: 125067    View Count: 361

An Informative Sign

Central Mine, Central, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Photographed 2005 by D. Maietta
 © 2005 Dave MaiettaPhoto ID: 125102    View Count: 379
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