Month: March 2007

Laurium

Pewabic and 3rd

Today we start another feature here at Explorer: Then and Now. While our exploration journals take a look at the…
Industry

The Spillway

Flood waters pose a serious threat to most dams steel or otherwise. Dams are built with a specific load limit…
Industry

A New Danger

The dangers that a spring thaw once meant for the Redridge dam included the possibility of a dangerous over-topping. The…
Industry

Supply Lines

As we continue our fresh look at CCE’s earliest posts we stumble across our first exploration of one of the…
Atlas Powder Company

City in the Woods

On some maps it doesn’t exist at all, on others it is simply an afterthought dot on a nameless road.…
Meadow Mine

Garden City Way

An old poor rock pile found along Garden City road near Eagle River Somewhere along Garden City Road (and presumably…
Centennial Mine

In the Way

the half-demolished remains of the hoist house, as seen from the nearby landfill The mysteries of the inside solved, we…
Centennial Mine

The Details

Not a steam engine When we first entered the hoist building at Centennial, we had thought that we had found…
Centennial Mine

A Look Inside

As we stepped through the door to the Hoist building at Centennial, we felt like we stepping into a post…
Centennial Mine

A Monument in the Trees

Centennial Mine, as seen from the Copper Range Line As the Copper Range railroad turns north from Calumet and heads…
Cliff Mine

Two Mines in One

a road sits on a large rock pile which fills in an old valley on top of the cliffs Moving…
Cliff Mine

Along The Cliffs

the shaft(s) atop the cliff at the Cliff Mine, as seen here in this early photo. The rock pile seen…
Mines

Hidden (p2)

Standing next to the smokestack sat another centuries old ruin – this one the boiler house that once fed it…
Mines

Hidden

hidden in the trees, another ruin to discover We had passed by it at least a dozen times during our…
Mines

Buried by Time

yet another ruin, hidden in the trees and almost buried by the rock pile It was from our poor rock…
Mines

Another Look

Revisiting a classic view from the fall – click on image to view panoramic Climbing the pile proved a little…
Mines

Along the Way…

another find on the way to the top of the rock pile The poor rock pile at North Kearsarge was…