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Lake Mine

A Portal to the Depths

While the colossus rock house foundations had deservedly garnered much of our earlier attention at the Lake Mine, our eyes…
Michigan Mine

A Michigan Bat Cage

The old Michigan Mine property is a literal mine field, encompassing the shafts from not only the Michigan, but also…
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…
Mines

A Shaft House’s Remains

Like many mines, the Trimountain utilized a combo shaft / rock house for their shafts. These buildings combined a stand…
LaSalle Mine

The Caldwell (p1)

The success of the C&H Mine atop the Calumet Conglomerate attracted a great deal of attention as well as the…
Mines

Tamarack No.3

When the Tamarack Mine undertook the ambitious plan of mining the Calumet Conglomerate at depth, it was an incredibly risky…
Mines

The Number Two

When Captain Hooper first took reins of the old Victoria property in 1881 he found a mine in disarray. Not…
Copper Falls Mine

More Copper Falls Clues

As I’ve noted before there isn’t a great deal left of the sprawling collection of mines that once occupied Petherick…