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View Resource Mine Shafts of Michigan

Michigan mines have produced iron, copper, and minerals. This gallery of photos presents mine headframes and structures as they appeared between 1900 and 1950. Most of the old mine structures have since been salvaged or removed. Photographs were taken by staff of the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Department at Michigan Technological University.
View Resource Ward Morgan Photography Collection, Southwest Michigan Images from 1939-1980

These photographs reflect the people, industries, built environment, and commercial activities of the Kalamazoo area in the mid 20th century.
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