Month: April 2008

Mines

Quincy No. 4

For most of Quincy’s early history the vast majority of its production came out of only two shafts – the…
Mines

No. 4 Boiler House (and Man-shaft)

Before the acquisition of the Pewabic Mine (which became North Quincy), the Quincy Mine consisted of a total of nine…
Mines

A Quincy Dry (p2)

Attached to the south end of the dry house was a second much larger building. If it wasn’t in ruin…
Locations

Of Architectural Interest

Recently while working on research for another web site, I had come across an excellent web site about Copper Country…
Industry

Quincy Turbine Illustrated

While doing some spring cleaning around here I stumbled across a collection of drawings I did of the Quincy Stamp…
Mines

How to ID a Shaft

Its that time of year again when people – suffering from great bouts of cabin fever – venture out into…
Industry

Redridge Ruins Map

Mines

Mohawk No. 6 Ruin Map

Industry

Mohawk Mill Ruins

Industry

Redridge Dam Ruins

Centennial Mine

Scrapbook V: Inside Centennial

Our discussion of the Centennial here as of late has gotten a lot of attention out there in reader-ville. It…
Centennial Mine

Centennial No. 3 Panoramic

click on the image to view a panoramic of the Centennial No. 3 grounds, photographed by a fellow explorer After…
Centennial Mine

Copper Country Scrapbook IV

Today for Copper Country Scrapbook I present the Centennial No. 3 – as seen by fellow explorer Jay Balliet. He’s…
Industry

Copper Country Stacks

The prevalent use of steam power for most of the Copper Country’s history meant the need for a boiler house…
Industry

Mohawk Mill Pump House

This post was originally written not knowing that the ruins here are in fact those of the Mohawk Mill’s Pump…
Locations

The Albion Rock

the location of the legendary Albion Rock? If Copper Country explorers like myself can be likened to a real-life Indiana…
Calumet & Hecla Mine

Finding 27 Holes in the Ground

As I have mentioned numerous times here at CCE, the best Copper Country History resource on-line is by far the…