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 STR. CARL D. BRADLEY
(At Calcite Port)

 HISTORY Of ROGERS CITY
&
SURROUNDING AREAS

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ROGERS CITY REMEMBERED

 
 

     
  STR. CEDARVILLE
   
(Winter layup at Calcite)
 

                                    

 

 

 

 The following links will take you to a website developed by Richard Boyd who now resides in Rogers City.

 
   

 | Early History | History of Rogers City as described by Charles Horn (arrival in 1870)

 
   

 | Albert Molitor Story | The "Baron" was murdered

 
   

 | The entire Site | Many pictures and family stories on Richard's site. Take the time to peruse through it.

 
   

        Rogers City - Home of the Bradley and Cedarville. Read the stories below.
           Be sure to visit the Calcite "Harbor View" to see the docks where these ships were harbored.
 

   

| Bradley Coast Guard Story | MAYDAY - MAYDAY!!  An excellent article by CWO Warren J. Toussaint, US Coast Guard Retired, who was  the HM2 aboard the Sundew - the ship which pulled the 2 Bradley survivors out of the water. If not for the Sundew, there might not have been any survivors....

 

| Main Page for the Site above | If you're interested in Coast Guard stories - this is the place to go.

 
   

| Expedition 97 | EXPLORERS FIND SUNKEN BRADLEY IN TWO PARTS  

 

| Boatnerd.com | This link will take you to the main page of the site where I found the "Expedition 97" article. If you are a Great Lakes boating enthusiast - this site is a must stop. Click on their "Links" page while there.

 
   
The Carl D. Bradley Website - Built to honor the 50th anniversary of the sinking  

"THE WRECK OF THE CARL D." by MICHAEL SCHUMACHER - Excellent book written for the 50th anniversary.
 
   

 | The Cedarville |   This will take you to a great site - "Greatlakeshistory". On the left side of the main page (about 1/2 way down the page) you'll see links to official Coast Guard wreck  reports.

 
   
NEW - FISHING HISTORY IN ROGERS CITY  
   
   
 
 

ONAWAY
 

 

 | Lobdell Fire | The fire that wiped out the main industry in Onaway

 
   

 | Onaway High Graduates | Lists Graduates from 1902 to present.

 
   

     METZ FIRE
 

 
METZFIRE.COM

Several publications on this subject are available at the Rogers City Branch of the Presque Isle District Library.


"The Metz fire of 1908, Presque Isle County, Michigan : the most destructive forest fire in the
history of modern Michigan"

    Nagel, Herbert.

"The Day Metz Burned"
    Micketti, Gerald
 
   
   

 | Metz Memorial | The 1st picture shows the old depot, the 2nd shows the memorial.  This website deals
  with Michigan railroads - IF ANYONE HAS PICTURES OF THE ROGERS CITY DEPOT or any old pictures
  associated with railroads, please e-mail me. The owner/webmaster of Michiganrailroads.com would really
  appreciate it if I could scan them into my computer and email them.   | email |
 | Depots | This is the main site for Presque Isle railroad information for any railroad fans out there.

 

 | Michigan railroads | The main page for the site

 
   

     ODDS AND ENDS
 

 

  Genealogy - The Presque Isle Library has 6 volumes of P.I. County cemetery information (by

 

                        Eunice Krueger Pines). Valuable information for family research.

 
   

 | Rogers City Football History | The next time you're betting on who won what/where in 1954 - here's the answer!

 
   

 | Onaway Football History |

 
   

 | Posen Football History |

 
   

 | Michigan Football | The main page - take a look at the best football teams page.. You'll also find basketball
  information here.