Star Mine

“The road is marked on maps as “Powderhouse Road”, so I had a feeling that we would find what we were looking for down its length. (It’s those sharp instincts of mine that allow me to find all these abandoned places) About a mile down its very rocky and rugged length we finally found it – conveniently right up alongside the road.

Unfortunately there was very little left of the old building, but considering its age that was probably to be expected. The building was extremely small – even for a powder house – measuring only about a dozen or so feet in length. Most of its walls had collapsed, leaving only a small section of its west and east walls still standing. Here’s the east facing wall, which is by far the most intact of the bunch.”

Another Powder House

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Now that we have a vehicle that can more readily travel along the old roads near Copper Harbor we took a trip down an old road near the Clark Mine in search of the old mine’s powder house. The road is marked on maps as “Powderhouse Road”, so I had …