• Guest Post: The Franklin Jr No.2

    Guest Post: The Franklin Jr No.2

    This is the second guest post by fellow copper country explorer Brian Wereley, who has been kind enough to send me photos and commentary relating to his exploration of the Franklin Jr mine early this ...

  • Welcome to the Quincy Smelter

    Welcome to the Quincy Smelter

    The Quincy Smelting Works is the last of the last, a lone remnant of an industrial juggernaut that once lined the Portage Waterway for miles. Like her shoreline brethren, the Quincy complex existed on...

  • Back from the Dead

    Back from the Dead

    The Quincy Roundhouse is one of many historic structures from the old Quincy Mine to have survived the last century relatively intact, thanks largely to the efforts of the Quincy Mine Hoist Associatio...

  • Guest Post: The Wolverine Mill (p1)

    Guest Post: The Wolverine Mill (p1)

    The following guest post is contributed by Ian Tomashik, a sophomore at Dearborn High School outside of Detroit. Ian is a frequent Copper Country explorer with family ties to the region (his grandfath...

Guest Post

“From its earliest conception I had always envisioned CCE as a community gathering spot, where fellow Copper Country explorers could share information and swap stories about their own explorations. Towards that end I have had an open policy when it came to guest contributions – if you have any adventures, photos, or articles you would like to share I would be more than happy to publish it on the web here at CCE. While I have gotten a good deal of photos in the past, guest posts have not been so forthcoming. That all changes today, with the start of our Guest Posts series.”