Tamarack mine

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Miners pose with lunch pails in hand on a mine rock pile outside of the Tamarack mineshaft #5.

Tamarack mine is a copper mine located in Osceola Township, Houghton County, north of Calumet, Michigan. The first shaft was started in 1882 and five shafts were eventually mined.[1] In 1966 seven-year-old Ruth Ann Miller fell into shaft #4 and a rescue was impossible.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stevens, Horace. "The Copper Handbook" 1900. Page 181--190 Google books
  2. ^ Keweenaw Free Guide

Coordinates: 47°15′36″N 88°27′32″W / 47.260°N 88.459°W / 47.260; -88.459