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    • Quinnesec's Cundy Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of Quinnesec's Cundy Mine, which opened in 1896. Some of the miners are standing on either the top of a skip, the top of a hoisting mechanism or a makeshift skip in preparation to descend underground. Note the sunshine lamps, which...
    • 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...

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