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Kevin E. Musser


The Keweenaw Photo Shop

Photo Album 19

This page is devoted to those of you who wish to share your photos of the Copper Country with those who visit this site. If you have a photo or two or three that you would like to share please send electronic copies to me and I will be happy to display them here. If you don't have access to a scanner and would still like to have your photos displayed here just send me a note and we will work it out. It's a good way to get your photos scanned for free and have fun sharing your work with others in the process. Hope to hear from you soon. (Kevin Musser)

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The Photos of Bruce Groeneveld

Bruce's family lived in Painesdale and shares some of his fine photos here. Bruce has also promised to send along a layout of the CR office building (room by room and floor by floor), hope to post that as well. Keep working on those memories Bruce   for the PM&S memories page. Thanks Bruce for all these great shots.


The Photos of Bruce Groeneveld

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a nice winter time photo of Champion #3 and #2 taken in 1922-23. Champion #4 is just off the photo to the left. In front of #4 in what looks like a water tower, is in fact a hoist cable diverter (for lack of a better name) used on Champion #4.

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The same photographer snapped this nice winter shot of Champion #4 at the bottom of Snob Hill.

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Another shot from 1923 taken looking south on Duncan Ave.

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Another photo from Painesdale in 1923

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House and Barber Shop in Atlantic Mine

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Copper Range Company Home

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Copper Range Company Home

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Copper Range Company Home

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Painesdale CR Company home on Iroquois and Duncan, Painesdale Watertower in background

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Painesdale CR Company home on Highland St.

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Copper Range Company Hospital in Trimountain (Front View)

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Copper Range Company Hospital in Trimountain (Side View)

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Champion Mine Site, location unknown

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Champion Mine site

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Copper Range survey crew at work and also posing for a photo along the Copper Range mainline near Trimountain.

Photos of Painesdale in the 1970's

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Nice view of champion #4 in between the days of mining and restoration by PM&S

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An upclose view of Champion #4, ahh, remember those PS-2's, too bad there were scrapped before we could save them.

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Champion #2 Hoist House, Painesdale

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Champion #3 Hoist House, Painesdale, on the Painesdale/Chassell road

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Soo Line GP-40 #733 drifts along with a "full load" at the Qunicy smelter, down from Lake Linden, passing a ghost of the Copper Country.   Again this month from Bruce Groeneveld we remember back to the days when at least something was running north of the bridge.
The ghost in question is Copper Range Consolidation #29 (just off to the right) and she is about to get a second life and rise from the dead. The month of April 2004 is especially important as it marks the month in which Mid-Continent Railway Museum must raise the funds necessary to start #29 on the road to recovery. Help them reunite her with #25 and #60 at North Freedom. Send in your donation soon to add your support.


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