NPS Photo: Nick Clark
A non-profit educational organization, the Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association, in partnership with the National Park Service, promotes the public's understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Isle Royale National Park and Keweenaw National Historical Park.
Did You Know?
To reach 9,260 feet down into the shafts of the Quincy copper mine, the world's largest steam-driven hoist was built in 1918. The Nordberg Steam Hoist and its reinforced concrete building, with brick veneer and Italian-tiled walls, cost over $370,000 but was used for only eleven years.