Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan Pictures
Map Location 16 Photos
Here's yet another popular destination I somehow missed before: Copper Country
in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. 100 years ago 60,000+ people lived in the same
town that today has a population of about 3,500. Now we get our copper out west
in huge open-pit mines in Utah, Nevada and Arizona.
Why didn't I take (more) pictures? I donno!
I did ride on the newest Cog Train - less than 12 months old, as part of a mine
tour. The Cog Train in New Hampshire was 127 years old (plus the Polar Bear
Express I rode to James Bay, that makes 3 train rides in all).
Record Snowfall: The Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan's Upper Peninsula gets the
most snowfall of any place east of the Rockies.
|Giant thermometer, sign and 3 ducks in Lake
Trip log entry for the Keweenaw
Funky Bridge and Great Lakes Freighters just south of Thunder Bay, Ontario. The
highway department graciously thanks the railroad line for the use of their
bridge for Highway 61. I think the highway department could spend a little
money and build a real bridge not one with a Choo Choo Train dividing the road.