Month: September 2010

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C&H News and Views Thursdays

Another Thursday is upon us and that means another issue of C&H News and Views. This week we jump ahead…
Quincy & Torch Lake Railroad

Quincy Loco House Update

Recently I got a few pics in my mailbox from fellow Copper Country explorer Steve Zamzow. About a month back…
Mines

A Last Look Around

With the Seneca No.1’s main surface structures – the boiler, compressor, and hoist foundations – now behind us it was…
Mines

Yet Another Hoist Foundation

Another day another hoist foundation, that’s what I always say. These guys are like weeds, and everywhere I go I…
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C&H News and Views – now online!

The great C&H is often remembered in the abstract, as only a ghostly figment from time’s endless memory. To those…
Mines

More Ruins at Seneca

Next door to the Seneca No.1’s boiler house was another set of concrete ruins. These particular foundations were decorated with…
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An Industrial Landscape

In response to my call for my fellow explorers out there to contribute to the daily postings here on CCE,…
Mines

The Seneca Boiler House

After leaving the pipes and culverts of the Seneca Dam behind, we worked our way through the woods in search…
Mines

A Short History Of Seneca

The Seneca Mine began its life during the Copper Country’s adolescence – around 1860. Before then most mines across the…
Mines

Seneca Dam

While most casual visitors of the Copper Country are aware of Seneca Lake, they most likely do not know of…
Mines

Anatomy of an Engine House

The Mohawk Mine would mine its Kearsarge Lode riches for 34 years, over which time it paid out nearly $15…