Cable Stands

Lake Mine

A Walk Outside

After leaving the hoist house ruins we took another walk around the perimeter, this time looking for the cable stands…
Mines

Scrapbook Fridays: Sixties North Kearsarge Edition

This week’s scrapbook is courtesy long time Copper Country Explorer Paul Meier, who’s lucky enough to have seen (and photographed)…
Michigan Mine

The “B” Shaft

The Minesoata was typical of early fissure copper mines in the region. Scattered and seemingly chaotic, the mine sunk nearly…
Michigan Mine

A Tip of an Iceberg

Deep in Ontonagon Country, far from any major town or industrial area lies the isolated and remote town of Rockland.…
Champion Mine

A Hoist of Champion’s (p2)

From where it stood, the Champion hoist we were looking at appeared out of place with the rest of the…
Mines

Cable Stands and More

Ahh cable stand footings. These things are a dime a dozen, and I’ve probably got a Benjamin’s worth in my…
Mines

The Pyramids of Victoria

Leaving both the rock house and shaft house behind, we went off in search of the next piece of the…