Month: March 2013

Chassell

Chassell State Bank

The small town of Chassell was put on the map by the Sturgeon River Lumber Company, who built a large…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: House of Worship Edition

Continuing our theme from this week, I thought I’d showcase a few more houses of worship in this week’s scrapbook.…
Lake Linden

A Tale of Two Churches (p2)

In the fall of 1905 the village of Lake Linden was in full bloom, its population swelling and its downtown…
Lake Linden

A Tale of Two Churches (p1)

The small lumber village of Torch Lake found itself thrust into the modern age with the arrival of C&H’s stamp…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: Notes on the Copper Country Edition

“These notes are prepared primarily for the casual visitor to the Copper Country. They aim to give him some general…
Industry

The Elusive Wolverine (p4)

Though common at one time, the inland mill like the type utilized at the old Wolverine are something of a…
Industry

The Elusive Wolverine (p3)

The Central Mill Ruins If one were to look at a map of the Keweenaw around the turn of the…
Industry

The Elusive Wolverine (p2)

The Wolverine Mine’s early years were tarnished by the same fallacy of thought that doomed countless other failed mines across…
Industry

The Elusive Wolverine (p1)

Though largely overshadowed by C&H’s rapid rise to dominance at the end of the 19th century, there was for a…
Houghton

Scrapbook Friday: Houghton Views Edition

By now I’ve come to the realization that fellow reader and Copper Country enthusiast Paul Petosky has almost every single…
Mines

None Such Shaft

The Nonesuch Mine was rather aptly named, as the unique character of its copper deposits made the operation a singular…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: Reliable Goods Low Prices Edition

Today Copper Country Scrapbook has officially sold out, as we feature a series of copper country advertisements published at the…