World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Tamarack mine

Article Id: WHEBN0030945659
Reproduction Date:

Title: Tamarack mine  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Copper mining in Michigan, Mining, Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Tamarack mine

Miners pose with lunch pails in hand on a mine rock pile outside of the Tamarack mineshaft #5.

Tamarack mine is a copper mine located in Osceola Township, Houghton County, north of Calumet, Michigan. The first shaft was started in 1882 and five shafts were eventually mined.[1] In 1966 six-year-old Ruth Ann Miller fell into shaft #4 and a rescue was impossible.[2]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Stevens, Horace. "The Copper Handbook" 1900. Page 181--190 Google books
  2. ^ Keweenaw Free Guide

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.