Month: June 2009

Baltic Mine

Sitting Atop a Rock Pile

Sitting all alone up there it seems out-of-place and perhaps even lost. But there it was, a concrete footing smack…
Calumet

Stop Sign

Love this old-style stop sign found at the corner of 7th and Scott in Calumet. If you look close you’ll…
Calumet & Hecla Mine

Re-alignments

The old C&H blacksmith shop along the Hecla surface plant In the previous series I made an observation about the…
Calumet & Hecla Railroad

The Roundhouse that Was

Once again its going to be my attempt to bring back daily posting here on CCE, but this time with…
Calumet & Hecla Railroad

The Rails that Remain (p2)

For a transportation system that could only operate over rails, railroads were incredibly dynamic. In the case of C&H, the…
Calumet & Hecla Railroad

The Rails that Remain (p1)

Nestled between the towns of Calumet and Laurium lies a narrow strip of land some two miles in length on…
Guest Post

Guest Post: Superior No.1

From its earliest conception I had always envisioned CCE as a community gathering spot, where fellow Copper Country explorers could…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook VIII

Its that time of the month once again when we take a look at all the interesting things I find…
Industry

Sandstone Quarries of the Keweenaw (p2)

The Kerber-Jacobs Redstone Quarry John Jacobs received a healthy pay check from the sale of his interests in the Portage…
Industry

Sandstone Quarries of the Keweenaw (p1)

Sandstone cliffs near Jacobsville While the Keweenaw may be best known for its vast treasures of red metal, it was…
Uncategorized

The Copper Empire in Print…

It has been a more complicated process then we had first hoped, but after a series of delays we’re happy…
Mines

Mystery Ruins at Tamarack

Note to my readers: I’d like to apologize for my lack of posting as of late. I unfortunately caught a…