Amygdaloid Mill

Out of the Shadows


Normally the remnants of logging aren’t exactly the type of picturesque setting one looks forward to when walking along a Copper Country trail. In this case, however, as I strolled along the old Keweenaw Central right-of-way last month it was something I was looking forward to with great anticipation. When …

A Stroke of Bad Luck


Before the copper-rich lodes of the peninsula’s interior had been discovered, early Copper Country mines had to deal with the far less predictable fissure deposits found along the peninsula’s northern reaches. These were highly hit or miss prospects, and even if copper was initially found, finding enough to provide a mine …