Steam shovel and crew of the Hamilton Shaft of the Chapin Mine

Hamilton Mine Steam Shovel, Chapin Location, North Side, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, ca. 1900: The steam shovel was an expensive and vital piece of machinery, particularly for the larger mining companies, and was used to load stockpiled iron ore into the railroad cars. The steam shovel and crew of the Hamilton Shaft of the Chapin Mine are pictured here near the turn of the century. [Menominee Range Historical Museum], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Hamilton Mine Steam Shovel, Chapin Location, North Side, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, ca. 1900: The steam shovel was an expensive and vital piece of machinery, particularly for the larger mining companies, and was used to load stockpiled iron ore into the railroad cars. The steam shovel and crew of the Hamilton Shaft of the Chapin Mine are pictured here near the turn of the century. [Menominee Range Historical Museum]
Subject(s): Mines and mineral resources -- Equipment and supplies
Iron Mountain (Mich.)
Date Created: 1900 (approximate)