Station: Gay, MI

Gay MI DepotGay is located at the very southern tip of Keweenaw County on Keweenaw Bay. It was home to two stamping mills, the Mohawk Mill and the Wolverine Mill and was settled about 1898. [MPN]

Photo info: The Copper Range depot at Gay in 1961. [Carl Brown photo, Alan Loftis collection]

Time Line

1904. May 20. A loaded eastbound ore train strikes a lone engine and box car head on, on a curve near Gay, in the Keewenaw peninsula. The "cornfield meet" killed the engineer of the ore train. [SSS-2022-Q1]