Month: January 2012

Michigan Mine

High Atop the Cliff

Leaving the diverter behind, we followed its lead and headed upward to the top of the cliffs high above us.…
Michigan Mine

A Tip of an Iceberg

Deep in Ontonagon Country, far from any major town or industrial area lies the isolated and remote town of Rockland.…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Fridays: Scrap Metal Edition

Some of you may have noticed a great deal of changes here on CCE starting last week. What was once…
Champion Mine

A Hoist of Champion’s (p2)

From where it stood, the Champion hoist we were looking at appeared out of place with the rest of the…
Champion Mine

A Hoist of Champion’s (p1)

When it comes to the grand buildings of the old empire, very few have managed to survive intact to this…
Carp Mine

A Hundred Feet Into the Earth

As someone whose been around many mine sites in his day, I can attest to the fact that they are…
Laurium

Out of Place

Sitting at the corner of Pewabic and First Streets in Laurium stands this impressive sandstone building. It’s obviously a commercial…