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Mines and mineral resources

Mine shafts

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Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3

Photograph of the Hamilton Mine shaft under construction in 1883 when the shaft house and tramway were being erected. This photograph documents early mining construction techniques before steel replaced timber.

Chapin Mine

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