Month: September 2011

Houghton

Terraced Gardens

If you take a stroll along East Lakeshore Drive in Houghton in the area once occupied by the Carroll Foundry,…
Clark Mill

Dumping Ground

Some people don't seem to appreciate the aesthetic qualities of ruins. These people consider such decaying monuments to our industrial…
Locations

Great Buildings In Memoriam (p3)

We finish up our great buildings series with another look at the famous Bollman Block in Calumet along with the…
Locations

Great Buildings In Memoriam (p2)

We continue our series of great building of the Keweenaw that are no more, this time taking a look at…
Locations

Great Buildings In Memoriam (p1)

The Great Copper Empire has prompted the erection of a large list of impressive buildings and structures all across the…
Calumet

A Tale of Two Cities

Over 10 billion pounds of copper has made it’s way out of the Copper Country over the last century, an…
Calumet

Clues to an Underground City?

The great Calumet Metropolis was said to be as much a city as any other metropolitan center of its time…
Locations

Five That Are No More

Mining is a nomadic industry, continuously moving from where the precious metal once was to were it currently is now.…
Locations

The White City Legacy

Though occurring over 600 miles away from the rocky shores of the Keweenaw, the 1893 World’s Fair left a lasting…
Industry

A Facelift for the Quincy Smelter

It’s been over two years since I was last at the Quincy Smelter, when I was lucky enough to be…