Month: May 2013

Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: Down By the Docks Edition

After our look at the Quincy Dock this week, I thought our weekly collection of postcards should focus in on…
Industry

Dockside at the Quincy Smelter

After having been dug out of the ground, milled and smelted, copper’s last stop before leaving the region was one…
Gratiot mine

One Last Thing…

Before leaving behind the old Gratiot Hoist we find one last interesting article that perks our curiosity. Sitting alongside the…
Scrapbook

Scrapbook Friday: Hancock Edition

Scrapbook Friday returns from a long baby hiatus with a return to our incredible post card collection provided to us…
Gratiot mine

Into The Pit

With the majority of the hoist foundation’s topside explored, it was time to drop down into the “pit” and check…
Gratiot mine

Back on Top

Emerging out of the dark tunnels underneath the Gratiot Mine’s hoist building we find ourselves walking within a narrow trench…
Gratiot mine

In the Trenches

It lay shrouded in a green veil of brush and foliage, the surrounding trees and grass cuddled up close to…