Month: May 2009

Mineral Range Railroad

A Mineral Range Oil House

The Mineral Range Railroad began its life in 1873 as a short 14 mile line connecting Hancock and Calumet. In…
Calumet & Hecla Railroad

A C&H Trestle

It was November of 1887 that a major fire swept through the Calumet Conglomerate workings at C&H. Due to C&H’s…
Rails and Roads

The Swedetown Bridge

It was during the height of the Civil War that mine companies – including C&H – found themselves with a…
C&H Mills

A Pump House and Crib

The first Calumet Mill was a short lived diversion in what was otherwise an illustrious and profitable career for C&H.…
C&H Mills

The Calumet Mill Boiler House (p2)

The Calumet Pond – used to supply water to the Calumet Mill The Calumet Mill was almost the end for…
C&H Mills

The Calumet Mill Boiler House (p1)

Before merging to form the great C&H, the Calumet and Hecla mines were in fact two separate entities. It was…
Calumet

A Stone Boat

Brockway Mountain Drive, one of the several projects built during the Depression Like most of the country, the Copper Country…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook VII

Its been a little slow lately with submissions for CCE’s Copper Country Scrapbook series, but the arrival of some great…