Reclamation Plant: C&H, Lake Linden, MI


Began → C&H Copper Reclamation Plant → Discontinued

From: 1915

Owned by: C&H Copper Company

Produced: Copper from ore tallings in Torch Lake.

Method: Dredged stamp sands, then used ammonia leaching.

Railroad connection:

Stamp Mill/Smelter: In Lake Linden

Until: 1949

Lifetime Production: 535 million pounds of copper by reproducing tailings. [Wiki]


 The C&H reclamation plant was located in Lake Linden in Houghton County. This plant received old tailings from the Lake and processed them with new methods to remove additional copper.