Month: October 2010

Copper Range Railroad

Mill Mine Junction (p1)

When the Copper Range Railroad first blazed its trail through the southern range the region was still a wild and…
Scrapbook

News & Views Thursday – Coal Shortage Edition

This weeks ride in the DeLorean sends us back to July of 1946, in a time immediately following the close…
Allouez Mine

A Few More of Allouez No.3

Paul Meier brings us more old-school views of Copper Country mines, this time with a look at the Allouez-Douglass Shaft…
Hancock

A Finnish Church

When Hancock was first born it consisted of only a dozen blocks bordered on the west by Montezuma Street (currently…
Scrapbook

News and Views Thursday…

Todays News and Views brings us back to 1943 – a favorite year of mine apparently. This particular issue’s front…
Hancock

City Hall

Hancock was first platted by the Quincy Mining Company in 1859, just a few years after the village of Houghton…
Calumet & Hecla Railroad

An LL&TL Trestle

Today we take a quick look at what is somewhat of an oddity here in the Copper Country – a…
Scrapbook

News & Views Thursdays – Friday Edition

Due to some server issues beyond my control CCE was temporally out of service for the last couple of days.…
Mineral Range Railroad

Old Locomotives Never Die – They Just Rust Away

While we were on the subject of locomotives I thought I’d feature one last Copper Country specimen, though its exact…
Scrapbook

Going a Little Loco

Two weeks ago my Quincy Roundhouse update post garnered quite a bit of interest, especially in the old No.6 locomotive…
Calumet

An Architectural Beauty

Today we take a look at one of the Copper Country’s most beautiful buildings – at least in my opinion.…
Iroquois Mine

The Iroquois That Was

Apparently at one time it was considered “current” to name your capitalistic embodiment after a native tribe, considering the surplus…
Copper Range Railroad

Old Mill Hill Trestle

It would be the short lived South Pewabic Mine that first laid claim to this steep ridge line that rises…