The 8th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Houghton, Michigan, June 58, 1997. Houghton is at the center of the "Copper Country" and the home of Michigan
57th annual UP Trappers Convention draws patrons from all over "It''s the biggest trapping show in the Midwest, believe it or not. And it''s here in Escanaba," says Roy Dahlgren, U.P.
Ghost Towns of the . Keweenaw Peninsula . Visit the Upper Peninsula of Michigan''s world famous "Copper Country" From 1843 to the 1920''s, the Upper Peninsula was the only place on earth where pure, workable native copper was found in commercial quantities. In the early 1900''s the town was at the end of the line for the railroad and had a
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Michigan Tech''s LSSI program receives funding grant. HOUGHTON — The Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative has received a grant totaling $74,967, according to Lloy Spirit of entrepreneurship. Sue Johnson/Daily Mining Gazette Summer vaion is often what sparks the innovative thinking and bright Agassiz on hand for Lake Superior Day
By 1900 most of the pine in the Lower Peninsula was gone. Pine logging in the Upper Peninsula began to assume importance in the 1880''s and the stands lasted until about 1920. The peak of Michigan''s great timber harvest was reached in 18891890 when mills cut a total of 5.5 billion board feet of lumber, mostly pine.
The Line 5 Straits of Mackinac crossing has never experienced a leak in more than 60 years of operation. Enbridge''s Line 5 is a 645mile, 30inchdiameter pipeline that travels through Michigan''s Upper and Lower Peninsulas, originating in Superior, Wisconsin, and terminating in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
Eagle Mine discusses exploration plan for Western Upper Peninsula. On Thursday, May 30, we held two Open Houses in L''Anse and Covington to discuss with local community members our exploration plans in the Western Upper Peninsula. Both open houses had a
Discover more about our ghost towns with the Michigan Tech University Keweenaw Time Traveler App. This interactive historical atlas allows researchers and you to contribute to the data and stories of the region''s past, particularly its industrial history dating from
The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of surface and underground tours of our historic Adventure Copper Mine in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The store carries a wide range of unique gifts, copper, Adventure Mining company clothing, books, jewelry, refreshments, and other items.
DCHS shared many testimonies about the quality of care they offer at the hospital but hope for more community support. It''s national hot fudge sundae day and Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and
Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US Highway 41, Hancock MI 49930. Phone: 9064823101 . Rock Collecting in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Rock Collecting Tour of the Eastern and Central Upper Peninsula . Mining Ghost Towns in the Keweenaw Peninsula . Back to the Upper Peninsula
Today we''re going to show you how to mine Monero on a Mining Pool. Monero (XMR) is a Cryptonote algorithm based cryptocurrency, it relies on Ring Signatures in order to provide a certain degree of privacy when making a transaction. Monero is a Proof of Work cryptocurrency that can be miner with computational power from a CPU or GPU. There are currently no ASICs for Monero, which means that
The City of Ishpeming is loed in Marquette County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is south and west of the City of Marquette and directly west of Negaunee. The City of Ishpeming is 1,400 feet above sea level. Our current population is about 6,600. Ishpeming''s history is rooted in the discovery of Iron Ore during the 1840''s.
Jul 26, 2019 · Shutting down Line 5 without a good back up plan is bad for the propane industry, bad for our state, bad for the more than 100,000 Michigan families that use propane, and just plain irresponsible.
The historic Quincy Mine Site is loed at the top of the hill in Hancock, MI on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Once a flourishing copper mine, the Quincy Hoist Association offers both surface and underground tours of the Quincy Mine, a part of the Keweenaw National Historic Park. Quincy Mine Museum Complex
Michigan''s Upper Peninsula Travel Guide . Michigan''s Upper Peninsula is a fourseason paradise, which makes for diverse recreational opportunities. The Upper Peninsula is the great outdoors, spring, summer, fall and of course, winter.
Copper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed, and from 1845 until 1887 (when it was exceeded by Butte, Montana) the Michigan Copper Country was the nation''s leading producer of copper. In most years from 1850 through 1881, Michigan produced more than threequarters of the nation''s copper, and in 1869 produced more than 95% of the country''s copper.
Jun 14, 2009 · O utside of the Midwest, The Upper Peninsula seems to a mystery to much of the U.S. population, and surprisingly, even to some of those in the Midwest. It''s quite common to think that the Upper Peninsula is part of Canada and sometimes textbooks don''t know what state the Upper Peninsula is in.More than anything, most people assume that the Upper Peninsula is part of Wisconsin.
Dec 09, 2017 · MARQUETTE, MICH 14 October 2017 The Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad''s Ore Dock has stood above the waters of Lake Superior for over a hundred years, s
The state gem is Chlorastrolite, which is commonly known as "Michigan Greenstone" and found largely in the Upper Peninsula. 7. It has Different Time Zones Almost all of Michigan is loed in the Eastern Time Zone. However, the Upper Peninsula has four counties that lie in the Central Time Zone.
Douglass Houghton, state geologist of Michigan, publishes a report on the geology of the Upper Peninsula and describes the Keweenaw''s copper deposits. Despite his appeal for caution, a land rush would soon start as investors, miners and entrepreneurs attempt to acquire copperrich real estate.
Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Upper Peninsula, Michigan on TripAdvisor: See 51,268 traveler reviews and photos of Upper Peninsula tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Upper Peninsula. Visit toprated & mustsee attractions.
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GEOLOGY. The underlying bedrock of Michigan is mostly hidden from view by unconsolidated material deposited during continental glaciation. However, there are a number of places in the Lower Peninsula where the bedrock can be seen such as in rock quarries and in outcrops along rivers and lakes.
a dashed line in the southwestern quarter of the map. The most voluminous volcanic rocks in the map area are the Portage Lake Volcanics, a suite of dominantly high aluminum continental tholeiitic flood basalts with lesser andesite and rhyolite. On the Keweenaw Peninsula the formation ranges from 3 to 5 km thick, although the base
Seekers can find the stones in old mining dumps in Michigan, and they also can be found along the shores of Lake Superior. Many local collectors may appreciate them, but most of the stones found in Michigan are unsuitable for polishing. Jaspilite. Jaspilite is a banded iron formation also known as banded ironstone.
Michigan''s Upper Peninsula presents attractions unmatched anywhere else. Explore the depth of a mine, a shipwreck tour, climb to the top of a lighthouse, explore a colonial fort and hear the roar of mighty waterfalls. With beautiful views of the Mackinac Bridge, your trip to the Upper Peninsula is sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Jul 20, 2018 · M35: The Highway Henry Ford Stopped. As ironic as it may seem, Henry Ford—the man who revolutionized the automotive industry and enabled the "common man" to afford his very own vehicle—actually helped halt a highway project in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
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