On the Waterfront (p6)

The Quincy sands may have been a hazard to navigation, but they were particular convenient when it came time to…

Smelters of the Copper Country

As we noted in yesterdays post, smelting was a particularly costly enterprise that only became feasible once the mining industry…

The Detroit and Lake Superior

In the districts early years, most copper recovered from the peninsula’s depths were shipped almost straight out of the mine…
Clark Mine

The Other Stack that Clark Built

Before becoming a French enterprise, and long before the influence of Mr. Estivant, the Clark Mine was just another small…
Guest Post

Welcome to the Quincy Smelter

The Quincy Smelting Works is the last of the last, a lone remnant of an industrial juggernaut that once lined…