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    • Building the Copper Range Railroad

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • It was nearly twenty years after the beginning of the first mines in the Keweenaw Peninsula that investors in the Copper Range Company created a subsidiary, the Copper Range Railroad Company, to compete for the industrial riches from the region. ...
    • Copper country

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 3, 1891 Saturday

      Copper Country

      Houghton - Seven carloads of refined copper left for the east yesterday. On the average about five cars of copper leave the DSS&A yard here each...
    • Sidaw rail junction way back in 1888

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette Mi.
      March 22, 1951

      Sidnaw Rail Junction
      'Way Back in '88

      Sidnaw, March 22 - A lot of interesting railway happenings could mark their anniversaries in and about the year 1952. Some of them...
    • Proposed road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      October 18, 1888
      Thursday

      The Proposed Road

      The Northern Michigan railroad which has just been incorporated, as was noticed in the Mining Journal, is intended to run from Houghton to...
    • Map

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Map of the Copper Range in Michigan's Keweenaw County. This area represents the northern part of ""The Copper Country"" as it is known locally.
    • Fishing Party

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Copper Range Rail Road locomotive no. 5 with the State of Michigan car at Belt, MI (renamed to Lake Mine, MI in 1910). Fishing party in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Bridge

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Two Copper Range railroad work trains with mobile cranes work from existing wood trestle while constructing a new trestle of steel. The Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    • Engine House at copper mine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Photo of the engine house at one of the copper mines. Steam engines ran the hoisting drum that raised and lowered skip cars and man cages into the mines. Railroad car is likely a coal car as coal was commonly used as boiler fuel at these...
    • South shore road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal, Marquette, Mi., December 11, 1886

      The South Shore Road

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the south shore of...
    • South Shore Road

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company

    • source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      Thursday, Dec. 9, 1886

      The South Shore Road.

      The Duluth News gives this interesting history of the project to connect Duluth with Sault Ste. Marie by a railroad running along the...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 01

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (July 24 to Aug. 3, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""1"". -- July 24 -Meeting called by Western...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 02

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 4 to Aug. 15, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""2"". -- Aug. 4 - Mother Jones arrives on...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 03

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 16 to Aug. 28, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""3"". -- Aug. 16 - miners turn in union due books...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 04

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Aug. 29 to Sept. 12, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""4"". -- Aug. 29 - Reduction in troops, increase...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 05

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""5"". -- Sept. 12 - Clashes between striking...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 06

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Sept. 27 to Oct. 9, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""6"". -- Sept. 27 - Judge O'Brien dissolved...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 07

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Oct. 10 to Nov. 4, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""7"". -- Oct. 10 - Lukka Plese admits complicity in...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 08

    • Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914
    • Newspaper clippings (Nov. 4 to Nov. 29, 1913) regarding the 1913 Copper Miners' Strike by the employees of the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in the Calumet, Michigan area. Page is hand numbered ""8"". -- Nov. 4 - Dynamite discharged in field near...

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