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Quincy Mine Hoist Association

49750 US Highway 41

Hancock, MI 49930


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Experience Our Nation's First Mineral Boom

The Quincy Mine is located in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Mining operations have been closed for many years, but the site is preserved as a cooperating site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

The Quincy Mine properties are owned and operated by the Quincy Mine Hoist Association, Inc. A not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation that operates for the education of the public and the preservation of the Mine Site. Here are some of the things you can see and do here:

    * Guided tour of underground copper mine
    * Quincy Number Two Shafthouse: Built in 1908 to streamline processing of material brought from this deep shaft
      Take a closer look at the shaft house.
    * Nordberg Steam Hoist: Largest steam-powered hoist engine ever built
    * Passenger Cog Rail Tram: Takes you from the top of Quincy Hill to the East Adit (mine entrance)
      Portage Lift Bridge from the tram car.Tram car at the bottom of the steep incline.
    * Gift Shop: Buy tour tickets here and shop for mining-related books, videos and souvenirs
    * Summertime hours: 7 days a week