We ran across this unique picture postcard of Zingarella on Facebook. Due credit to Barry Holdship, who collects old photographs of the Upper Thumb. Is… Read More »Daredevil Act Zingarella at the Bad Axe (Huron Community) Fair in Michigan 1912
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This shot was found in a stack of digital shots from our research. It appears to be a pony parade taken in Bad Axe, Michigan, in the 1930s.
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park comprises 60,000 acres of massive trees, rolling mountains, fabled shores, and everlasting memories. the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has tucked 23 rustic backcountry cabins or yurts into this stunning landscape, which are nestled into some truly beautiful spaces.
The USS Michigan was the United States Navy’s first iron-hulled warship. Commissioned in August 1844, USS Michigan was considered a technical experiment using new techniques and materials as a working experiment for the U.S. Navy.
Snakes Need Better Public Relations Massasauga rattlesnake- From Michigan Department of Natural Resources They have been vilified since the earliest of Bible tales, and their… Read More »Massasauga Rattlesnake, Michigan’s Venomous Rattler
Shipping losses prompted Congress to authorize legislation for the construction of the US Life Saving Stations into operation on the Great Lakes in 1854.
At their height, Michigan had 46 Life Saving Stations across the Great Lakes.
f Cass City Road in Cass City has stayed somewhat unchanged for the past 90 years. Some of the buildings remain, many have been remodeled. However, the ornate trim and front facades and balconies are long gone.
The Spring Log Run In spring, the winter logging operations ended and the log run to the sawmill began. In this picture two men, referred… Read More »The Lumbering Era in Caseville Michigan
From the 1830s until the 1910s, Grindstone City produced the premier grinding wheels in the United States. In 1888, the Cleveland Stone Co. Purchased the… Read More »Stone Workers at Grindstone City Michigan 1920s