Month: January 2009

Locations

The Phoenix Dam

I have done several posts here on CCE about a copper mine’s biological needs, namely a hunger for large quantities…
Copper Range Railroad

Bridges at Woodside

Looking down the Mineral Range towards Woodside After such a long (and exhausting) long form exploration at Baltic and the…
Industry

Putting the Pieces Together…

The Stella Cheese Factory? Before leaving the Stella Cheese Factory behind for good, there’s still one last mystery that I…
Industry

A Look Into the Past…

Now that our exploration of the Stella Cheese Factory is complete, its time to take a step back and look…
Industry

The Wax Room and Cooler

Moving down the hallway past the stairs down to the basement we entered yet another room in the vast ruins…
Industry

Boiler Room and More

As with any smokestack, the Stella Cheese Factory’s stack was required to draw combustion gases up and out of the…
Industry

The Cheese Room (and cars)

Heading west out of the collection of vat rooms we had been exploring we pass under a gabled wall of…
Industry

The Upper Vat Rooms

Making our way up the stairs from the lower level upwards we find ourselves walking up into the bright sunshine…
Industry

The Lower Vat Rooms

The cheese making process can be broken down into four basic steps: curdling, drying, pressing, and ripening. With the addition…
Industry

The Stella Cheese Factory

When we had first stumbled across the vast complex of ruins we weren’t sure what we had discovered – but…