• Underground Tamarack Trammer Car

    Keweenaw

    National Historical Park Michigan

Historic Habitat

 

Produced by: Lucas Westcott

Written by: Nick Clark

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Did You Know?

Washington School was built in 1875 by the Calumet & Hecla Copper Mining Company.

Many copper mining companies in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula followed a management practice known as corporate paternalism. The companies provided housing, schools, hospitals, libraries, bath houses and other amenities in order to attract and retain a loyal and productive workforce.