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.