Photos

Below you will find photos and/or schematics in the following seven categories:

  1. Flambeau Mine during its operational years (1993-1997)
  2. Flambeau Mine backfilled pit
  3. Flambeau River flood of 1994 that brought the river to within 20 horizontal feet and 4 vertical feet of spilling into the Flambeau Mine open pit
  4. Stream C (tributary of the Flambeau River into which contaminated stormwater runoff from the mine site was routed between 1998 and 2012)
  5. Infiltration basins at the Flambeau Mine site (which malfunctioned and nearly over-topped, requiring emergency pumping)
  6. Roscoe Churchill offering commentary on Flambeau Mining Company’s reclamation of the Flambeau Mine site (2004).
  7. Roscoe Churchill, his wife Evelyn, and Laura Gauger

Flambeau Mine Operation:

Flambeau Mine Backfilled Pit

Flambeau River Flood (September 17, 1994) – Photos by Bob Olsgard, Sarona, WI:

Stream C:

Infiltration Basins:

Roscoe Churchill:

  • Just Grass Over a Grave (Roscoe’s commentary on Flambeau Mining Company’s reclamation of the Flambeau Mine site), November 2004

Roscoe, Evelyn and Laura: