1. KorbenDallas

    Ghost Town - Singapore, Michigan: Fires of 1871 and Sand Dunes

    This sand buried town of Sigapore in Michigan paid a heavy price for assisting bigger cities to recover from the fires of 1871. I do not trust the official version, because supplying destroyed cities with lumber makes very little sense to me. We all know that cities destroyed in the 19th century...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1865: Cliffs Shaft aka New Barnum Mine in Michigan

    The Iron Cliffs Company was established in 1865 by a group of New Yorkers including Samuel J. Tilden. They obtained property in Marquette County (Ishpeming, Michigan) and opened their first mine, the Barnum Mine, in 1867. Two shaft, the "A" and "B" were sunk. The company obtained three more mine...