Month: July 2010

CCE Notes

A Look Back – Year Four

Tomorrow marks the end of CCE’s fourth year of exploring the Copper Country, an event we’ve been commemorating for the…
Delaware Mine

The Rock House

Leaving the Delaware’s superintendents house behind, we cut through the adjacent woods for a short spell before emerging on the…
Delaware Mine

A Rare Find

When it comes to Copper Country exploring there’s a level of familiarity to everything you find along the way. The most…
CCE Notes

A Look Back – Year Three

Well another Friday and another look back at the last four years of CCE. This week we’re taking a look…
Delaware Mine

Walls & Foundations (p2)

Leaving the Delaware’s store house behind we found ourselves standing along one leg of an unique “Y” intersection, that connects…
Delaware Mine

Walls & Foundations (p1)

The area we had entered upon the discovery of the warehouse was rich in ruin. Scattered about within sight were…
Delaware Mine

A Delawarehouse

Leaving the old Delaware fissure behind we continued on down the road towards the Conglomerate Mine – known today for…
CCE Notes

A Look Back – Year Two

Its Friday once again and that means another look back at CCE’s last four years of existence – this time…
Delaware Mine

At the Fissure

The Delaware Fissure was first worked by the Northwest in 1847, at which time it was known as the Northwest…
Delaware Mine

On the Way to Delaware

Leaving the Amygdaloid Mine behind we walk down the road towards our next mine on the tour – the Delaware.…
Industry

The Boiler Along the Gratiot

My recent Seneca Lake post has spurred quite a debate as to the origins of both the lake, the causeway…
CCE Notes

A Look Back – Year One

As some of you may know there’s a birthday coming up at the end of this month – CCE’s birthday!…
Amygdaloid Mine

Atop the Drexel

Now that the identity of the mine we had been exploring last week is finally clear (its the Amygdaloid), we’ll…
Delaware Mine

Mines of the Delaware Region

The Delaware is a mine with a long and convoluted history, so much so that it suffers from a rather…
Amygdaloid Mine

More Ruins Alongside the Road (p2)

Continuing from were we left off yesterday, we find ourselves making our way to the top of those massive stone…
Amygdaloid Mine

More Ruins Alongside the Road (p1)

Soon after leaving the poor rock pile behind we find ourselves at the foot of even more ruins – these…