Month: August 2011

Mines

Tamarack No.2 in HO Scale

After featuring Ian’s great line drawings of various Copper Country mine structures last week, I was immediately reminded of another…
Industry

The Jacobsville Docks (p3)

As I’ve noted previously the Jacobsville region was home to five quarries at the peak of the brownstone’s popularity, four…
Industry

The Jacobsville Docks (p2)

The Jacobsville dock at its prime was a rather large and impressive structure, extending several hundred feet into the lake…
Industry

The Jacobsville Docks (p1)

This winter CCE is collaborating with the Keweenaw Heritage Center in the creation of an exhibit featuring the Copper Country’s…
Scrapbook

A Bit More Detail

While those drawings I featured yesterday – brilliantly done by High School student Ian Tomashik – show a great deal…
Scrapbook

A Different Perspective

Several years ago I received an email from a reader who had sent me a remarkably detailed drawing of the…
Rails and Roads

Cliff Drive Bridge

Though most of us use it today as a scenic drive, Cliff Drive was once one of the peninsula’s main…
Calumet

What Is It?

Time to play everyone’s favorite CCE game show – What Is It – where ordinary CCE readers attempt to identify…
Mines

An Interesting Rock

Before leaving the North Tamarack behind for good, there remained one last item of interest to feature here on CCE.…
Mines

Buried Bricks and Concrete Slabs

There’s an odd item to be found in the picture of the old Tamarack No.3 surface plant seen above, something…
Mines

More to Explore

Like most mine sites found across the Keweenaw, Tamarack No.3 is much more then just a rock house, some cable…
CCE Notes

Five Years of CCE

It was five years ago yesterday - July 31st - that I published my first entry into what would become…