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In The Keweenaw Peninsula, Beauty Comes Loded With History


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In the Keweenaw Peninsula, beauty comes loded with history

By Alan Solomon

Chicago Tribune


COPPER HARBOR, Mich. - The distinguished gentleman was standing a few yards south of what remains the largest mine hoist ever built, the steam-powered hoist at the shuttered Quincy Mine. The hoist, designed to carry rocks and men, is, to swipe a label from Esquire, a dubious achievement - events made it quickly obsolete - but that unfulfilled hope nuzzles at the heart of what makes the Keweenaw Peninsula fascinating.


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