• abandoned mining towns in the upper peninsula of michigan

    abandoned mining towns in the upper peninsula of michigan

    Jun 19, 2019 · While Upper Michigan still has so much to offer, much of its industry has ceased to exist. Starting in the mid-1800’s mining was the main industry of Upper Michigan. Upper Michigan had an abundance of copper and other minerals. Stamp Mills began popping up all over Upper Michigan

  • michigan map of gold, silver & lost treasure sites

    michigan map of gold, silver & lost treasure sites

    Michigan Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites While many have mined for gold in the state, very few have made a profit from their efforts. Still, placer gold can be found in Allegan, Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Ionia, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Marquette, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ontonagon, Ottawa, St. Joseph and Wexford Counties

  • gold rush: hot spots to prospect for gold in michigan

    gold rush: hot spots to prospect for gold in michigan

    Apr 03, 2019 · Courtesy Photo Gold prospecting in Michigan's rivers can pay off, but don't quit your day job. In case you’re not clued in, an ounce of gold is worth a ton these days. And here’s another

  • the mining industry michigan history

    the mining industry michigan history

    Marquette was primarily a port town for Negaunee and other mining towns, but it benefitted greatly from the industry. During the Civil War the need for iron increased. By 1868 the Marquette Range was producing a half a million tons of iron ore a year and only five years later that number had doubled

  • mining in michigan | the diggings

    mining in michigan | the diggings

    Michigan has 1,853 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Michigan mines are Iron , Copper , and Silver .At the time these mines were surveyed, 215 mines in Michigan were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Michigan has 783 prospect mines. 2 818 mines were in

  • ghost towns: 5 for sale right now, and 5 that already sold

    ghost towns: 5 for sale right now, and 5 that already sold

    Feb 17, 2021 · Like many other deserted towns in America, this was once a gold mining boomtown. So, along with the 12 acres of land, the buyers also walked away with a literal gold mine – and a bar with a liquor license. The previous owners of Seneca originally purchased the property for $60,000 in the 1970s, which makes it about break-even in today's dollars

  • property listings | goldproperties4sale

    property listings | goldproperties4sale

    The Seaburg Prospect Formerly marked as "unnamed," is a 20 acre lode claim located in the Florence Mining District. It is located East of the Gold Bug Mine and is believed to be on the same strike. $5,000.00

  • michiganmap ofgold, silver &lost treasuresites

    michiganmap ofgold, silver &lost treasuresites

    Michigan Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites While many have mined for gold in the state, very few have made a profit from their efforts. Still, placer gold can be found in Allegan, Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Ionia, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Marquette, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ontonagon, Ottawa, St. Joseph and Wexford Counties

  • 6 amazingmichiganghosttowns- remnants of the iron

    6 amazingmichiganghosttowns- remnants of the iron

    Dec 08, 2016 · The central mine closed in 1898 signaling the end of the town. The post office was closed in 1906 and thereafter the town was abandoned. Today the Methodist church and the foundation of a few of the original structures can still be seen in the ruins of this great Michigan ghost town

  • the ropes gold mine in michigan's upper peninsula

    the ropes gold mine in michigan's upper peninsula

    The ropes gold mine is the most important historic gold mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The mine has a great history that dates back to 1881 when gold was discovered at its site near the town of Ishpeming by Julius Ropes, a postmaster, a former druggist and a school board member. Mining Begins at the Ropes Gold Mine

  • emmett,michigan(mi 48022) profile: population, maps

    emmett,michigan(mi 48022) profile: population, maps

    Emmett, Michigan detailed profile. Tornado activity: Emmett-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average.It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.. On 5/21/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Emmett village center killed 2 people and injured 68 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages

  • michigans most fascinating abandoned places

    michigans most fascinating abandoned places

    Jun 03, 2020 · Keweenaw Peninsula Michigan’s Copper Rush is said to have yielded 10 times the fortune of California’s Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. At the very top of Michigan’s cold Upper Peninsula, mining

  • property listings |goldproperties4sale

    property listings |goldproperties4sale

    The Seaburg Prospect Formerly marked as "unnamed," is a 20 acre lode claim located in the Florence Mining District. It is located East of the Gold Bug Mine and is believed to be on the same strike. $5,000.00

  • home page for lost mines, oldminingcamps, ghosttowns

    home page for lost mines, oldminingcamps, ghosttowns

    Old Lost Mines, Ghost Towns & Graveyards. If you like stories about old lost gold mines, lost and buried treasures or old ghost towns, you've come to the right place. There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of these kind of fables and tales about old mines and towns that sprung up out of nowhere

  • goldrush expeditions miningclaims for sale |goldrush

    goldrush expeditions miningclaims for sale |goldrush

    Gold, Silver, Copper, and Platinum mining claims for sale. Mines for sale in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, Idaho

  • emmett,michigancamping photos |emmett koaholiday

    emmett,michigancamping photos |emmett koaholiday

    Emmett KOA Gold Rush,Emmett KOA - Rush for Gold at Emmett KOA on Pirate & Western Weekend. ... Emmett KOA Mining 1 - ,This is what the mining rough looks like before sifting.,Sifting the rough. ... owners of the Emmett, Michigan KOA Holiday Campground, were recognized for 10 years of service to the Kampgrounds of America system recently during

  • abandoned in america: 10 american ghosttownsto visit

    abandoned in america: 10 american ghosttownsto visit

    Most were mining towns built during the Gold Rush. Orla, which is about 40 miles north of Pecos on U.S. Route 285, was established in 1890 as a section house for the Pecos River Railroad. Though a few people still live and work there (it remains an equipment-shipping point), most of the buildings and homes have been abandoned and are in a state