Calumet and Hecla/Quincy Reclaiming Sand Dredge
M-26, along Torch Lake, Mason vicinity - Houghton County
Property Type dredge
Historic Use INDUSTRY/PROCESSING/EXTRACTION/extractive facility
Current Use VACANT/NOT IN USE
Narrative Description Constructed specifically for the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company in 1914, this dredge operated until about 1969 reclaiming copper tailing from Torch Lake. The process contributed to the sustenance of the copper industry in the area from 1914 until 1949.
Period of Significance 1914-1949
Significant Date(s) 1914, 1969
Registry Type(s) 07/26/1978 State Register listed
Site ID# P23275