Month: January 2013

C&H Mills

The Survivors

Once the south side of Lake Linden was home to a sprawling industrial complex of massive buildings, miles of criss-crossing…
Calumet

From Petrol to Coffee

With the arrival of the automobile came the need forfilling stations, and in a town as densely built up as…
Carp Mine

The Wheel

Its always a surreal experience to be hiking deep in the Copper Country backcountry miles from any form of civilization…
Industry

Keebler’s Bumper

It lies half buried and forgotten, covered in decades’ worth of shifting stamp sands and scattering debris at the head…
Calumet

The Centenarian Road

With the increasing popularity and adoption of the automobile for transportation, much of the nations roadways that had previously been…
Lake Linden

A Survivor’s Story

With the arrival of C&H’s mills to the area in the late 1860’s, what was once a predominantly French-Canadian community…
Lake Mine

A Giant Among Giants

A ruin-scape of such scope and magnitude as we’ve been exploring at the Lake Mine deserve one more look before…
Lake Mine

A Portal to the Depths

While the colossus rock house foundations had deservedly garnered much of our earlier attention at the Lake Mine, our eyes…
Lake Mine

The Colossus Returns

When we last visited the old Lake Mine down in the remote depths of Ontonagon County we had taken a…
Laurium

Columns and Capitals

As the peninsulas more affluent neighborhood it was no surprise that Laurium’s business district was anchored by two grandiose bank…