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.
For decades, City of Detroit foresters industriously labored away in a quaint sawmill within Belle Isle Park, giving trees from streets and parks new life as usable wood after they were removed for road widening or death from disease, pests, or storms.
By BRAD PARSONS – Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan mountain bike trails system has more than 3,000 miles dedicated to paved, gravel, and off-road single-track… Read More »Discovering Michigan Mountain Bike Trails
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
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
Presque Isle Dock near Marquette Michigan. For over 110 years the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad dock have loaded over 500 million tons of ore. The pocket dock was built in 1912 and is 1,250 feet in length, 60 feet wide, and rises 75-feet above the shoreline.
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