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Aug 11, 2018 - A Day at the Beach

We went to the beach at Bete Grise today to relax. It's located just past Lac La Belle, a small shield lake that empties into Lake Superior at Bete Gris through a natural channel. The channel was dredged to allow ships to access a stamping mill built for the copper mines in the area. Copper-bearing rock was transported from the mines to the stamping plant, where it was processed and loaded onto freighters to take to smelters on the Great Lakes. Ore boats often take safe harbor here when Lake Superior is to rough for them to continue. Now...

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