Shrinkage Stoping method is employed at the copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska. View of the mining plant. Mountains and forest in the background. Miners work in an underground stope of the mine.
Miners drill holes in the walls of an underground stope at the copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska. Air drills are used to drill holes to place the dynamite charges. A large piece of copper-ore is being drilled by a miner. Another miner digs with a pick-axe in the background. Ore loaded on an ore car from a chute. One miner drives the train while the other loads ore into the cars from the chute.
Copper ore loaded on ore cars hoisted in skips at a copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska. Miner operates a skip. Ore is dumped near the top of the inclined shaft.
A mine worker sorts copper ore on a sorting belt at a copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska. Copper ore is hauled by motor trains to tramway bins. Tramway buckets are unloaded.
A mine worker loads copper ore into tramway buckets through chutes at a copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska. Aerial tramways used to transport the ore from mine to copper mill. Exteriors of the copper mill.
A mine workers examines frost crystals formed inside an abandoned working place of a copper mine in Kennecott, Alaska.