Mine: Quincy Mine, Hancock, MI


Began → Quincy Mine → Closed

From: 1846

Owned by: Quincy Mining Company

Produced: Copper Ore

Method: Underground mine shaft and adits.

Railroad connection: Quincy & Torch Lake, DSS&A.

Stamp Mill/Smelter: Quincy Mining Company Stamp Mill; Quincy Smelter.

Until: 1945

Lifetime Production: 


October 29, 1927 - Quincy Mine Shaft #2, Hancock, Houghton Co. - Fall of rock in shaft - 7 fatalities

Operation closed in 1931 due to low prices for copper. Reopened during World War II.

At lease six shafts.

Still open for tours.