Hollowed Ground Copper Mining and Community Building on Lake Superior, 1840s-1990s

ISBN-10: 0814334903
ISBN-13: 9780814334904
Edition: 2010
Authors: Larry Lankton
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Description: Details a century and a half of copper mining along Upper Michigans Keweenaw Peninsula, from the arrival of the first incorporated mines in the 1840s until the closing of the last mine in the mid-1990s.

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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Details a century and a half of copper mining along Upper Michigans Keweenaw Peninsula, from the arrival of the first incorporated mines in the 1840s until the closing of the last mine in the mid-1990s.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Keweenaw Copper: Geology, Discovery, Dreams of Wealth
Getting the Copper Out: Exploration, Development, and the Tools of Production
Islands of Industry in a Sea of Trees
Out at the Locations: From Camps to Communities
The Quincy Mine: Taking the Long Road to Success
The Era of Michigan Domination: 1865-1890
The Largest and Best Copper Mine in the World: Calumet and Hecla
Befitting a Copper King: C&H's Visible Empire
A Far More Typical Mine: Quincy, 1865-1890
Quincy Makes Itself Over: 1890-1912
Calumet and Hecla: Profits Now, Problems Later
An Important Find: The Copper Range Mines Open the Baltic Lode
Paternalism Revisited: The Baltic, Trimountain, and Champion Mines
Holding On: Corporate Power in an Age of Social Change, 1890-1912
Show Them Who's Boss: The Strike of 1913-1914
Making the Hard Turn: From Growth to Decline
The Quincy Mine: From Struggle to Shutdown
Calumet and Hecla: Down with the King
Copper Range: Staying Alive
White Pine: A New Mine, a New Era
Something Old, Something New: The White Pine Townsite
White Pine: No Solution
Legacy
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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