Seasonal Tours are also available of the Quincy Smelting Works, located on the waterfront of the Portage Canal! They are offered mid-day daily Monday through Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and on Saturdays in September and October by reservtion only. Please contact our Business office at 906-482-5569 for more information!
Renovating the cogwheel tram tracks was a major capital project, underwritten by a US Rural Development Loan. The work was done entirely by local contractors, who battled the elements at times to get the job done.
When you get off the cog rail tram your underground guide will drive you through the adit (horizontal mine entrance) nearly one-half mile straight into the side of the hill. The adit is approximately 15 feet high and 15 feet wide. On the way to the No.