Oil House

Baltic Mine

A Road Runs Through It

For decades the Copper Country’s southern range – the rugged highlands south of the Portage Valley – seem to be…
Centennial Mill

Along Grosse Point Shores

At the north end of Portage Lake nestled between its north and west arms sits the Dollar Peninsula – a…
Industry

The Support Buildings (p1)

As we exited the boiler complex we were leaving behind the last of the Quincy Smelter’s main production facilities. But…
Mineral Range Railroad

A Mineral Range Oil House

The Mineral Range Railroad began its life in 1873 as a short 14 mile line connecting Hancock and Calumet. In…
Baltic Mine

A Baltic Building

the line of shaft houses which make up the Baltic Mine It was the Baltic Mine that started it all…
Scrapbook

Another Point of View

the Champion No. 4, as seen from the point of view of Olivia Bartlett While my daily posting have ceased…
Champion Mine

Oil House

We haven’t yet come across too many ruins of oil houses in our explorations. I’m not sure why that is.…