Kinde was once renowned as the “Bean Capital of the World“. Michigan white navy bean soup has been a staple for over one hundred years in the U.S. Senate dining room in the form of Senate bean soup
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The City of Alpena conducts service as part of the Detroit and Cleveland line. This 285-foot 2,000 horsepower sidewheel paddlewheel started service in 1893 and could carry up to 400 passengers and freight along the D&C’s “Coast Line to Mackinaw” run.
Very little is currently available online on this huge Forestville dock. So, we turned to some genealogical information to fill in the blanks. This is… Read More »The Huge Forestville Dock and the Iron Chief Boat House
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