High Levels of Arsenic in Michigan Thumb Well Water

Arsenic in Michigan well water is naturally occurring but can be carcinogenic if consumed

Small Towns – Where in the Heck is Kilmanagh?

Kilmanagh

The restoration efforts of the Kilmanagh are showing great signs of progress. When this post was first published many feared that the iconic general store was going to fall in. The store and the little town surrounding it were still life subjects for artists. One model maker from Germany made a scale model of the … Read more

The Pier Based Coast Guard Harbor Beach Station

Coast Guard Station Sand Beach c1920

The original Coast Guard Station was a pier station built on the Jenk’s company dock in 1910 and incorporated a 50-foot lookout tower. The station seen in this picture was built on a concrete foundation 300 yards offshore in 1935. During World War II, the Harbor Beach Station served as a Coast Guard training facility … Read more