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A Copper Harbor Bridge

This beautiful concrete and stone bridge carries US41 over Fanny Hooe Creek, just outside of Fort Wilkins. While sitting along…
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Along Clark Mine Road

After our brief look at the Fanny Hooe Creek bridge last week, I thought we’d take a quick look at…
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An Abandoned Bridge

Normally it would lie shrouded in the green foliage of summer, and for most people it’s brief appearance downriver as…
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Cliff Drive Bridge

Though most of us use it today as a scenic drive, Cliff Drive was once one of the peninsula’s main…
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An Old Car in the Woods

If history is just a story of us told from the perspective of the victors, whose story does this old…
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Silver Creek Culvert

While the Portage Lift Bridge may be particularly famous as a bridge of note, the Keweenaw Peninsula’s lack of wide…
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A Touch of Class

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Historic Bridges of the Copper Country

After taking our look at the old Main Street Bridge in Eagle River, I thought we’d follow up with a…
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A Drive in the Mountains (p1)

By the time the economic calamity of the 1930s struck the Keweenaw, the great Copper Empire had been in decline…
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A Drive in the Mountains (p2)

Brockway Mountain Drive is easily the premier tourist attraction of the entire Keweenaw, providing easy access to some of the…
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The Parks of Cliff Drive

The road began its life as a mine access road, a rather narrow and rugged trail meandering its way from…