Machine Shops

Copper Country Heritage Guide - Types

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Ahmeek No. 3/4

Ahmeek No. 3/4

Mohawk – This unique dual shaft almost single handily saved C&H from early closure. Though its massive rock house was demolished, most of its sprawling surface plant can still be seen alongside US41.

Baltic Machine Shop

Baltic Machine Shop

Baltic – The namesake of the highly rich Baltic Lode is marked by a scattering of old ruins including its impressive sandstone machine shop.

C&H Machine Shop

Calumet – This massive stone building once housed C&H’s sprawling machine shop, where mechanics would repair and maintain the company’s diverse assortment of mechanical equipment.

Champion Machine Shop

Champion Machine Shop

Painesdale – The Champion Mine’s massive machine shop managed to outlive the mine it was built for, serving the needs of the developing White Pine mine several years after the Champion’s closure.

Isle Royale Machine Shop

Houghton – The Isle Royale Mine’s assorted collection of equipment and machinery were repaired within this massive building, which also housed a large warehouse within its north wing.

North Kearsarge No.4

Copper City – The most notable remain from the Kearsarge’s most northern shaft is its impressive brick walled machine shop, now used as a private residence.

Quincy Blacksmith & Machine Shop

>Hancock – Built on land previously owned by the neighboring Pewabic Mine, these massive sandstone and brick structures repaired and maintained the Quincy Mine’s collection of tools and equipment.