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... green color and how clear Lake Superior is.
Of course, with a rocky beach, we had to end our stop with rock skipping.
The drive through the park was very nice. There are a lot of pullout areas
and picnic tables. There seems to be a lot of walking trails too.
In the mid-1800s, iron ore was shipped from the Upper Peninsula mines to the foundries in the lower Great Lakes at an enormous cost. This high cost of shipping was caused by inefficient transportation combined with the nearly 40 percent waste the ore contained. The solution was to build a ...
We spent 2 days in Iron Mountain, Michigan. It is a nice little town with connections to Henry Ford, lumber for transporting cars and Kingsford, charcoal. The town is really split in 2, Iron Mountain and Kingsford with the total population of 16,000. We went to Pine Mountain Ski jump and hiked up the 500 stairs. It was a nice stress test!! The ski jump is one of the largest artificial ski jumps in the USA.
Thursday was a beautiful day with plenty of sunshine and ...
... which still hosts a ski jumping championship every year, offers a view of the largest man-made ski jump in the U.S. along with a walk back into the history of the sport and its champions. They recently re-did the steps up to the base of the jump and it lists all the champions via plaques, You can also climb to the top of the ski jump itself, which I did before thinking about how I was going ...
This was the 2nd Wedding of the 3 wedding extravaganza. This was a fun one as I was to meet Brian in Iron Mountain while he drove my parents car from Chicago. I had to fly in from NYC after a 1 day meeting for PINK. A little useless in my opinion; but it ain't my money.
With the trip I did something ...