Station: Alabaster, MI
Alabaster was settled along Lake Huron in Iosco County about 1841 when gypsum rock was discovered here. The area was mined for many years until the 1990's. Most rock was transported by ship.
Photo Info/Credit: Top, the local plant switcher at the Alabaster gypsum mine in July, 1977. [Larry Gibson]. Photos two-five, Taken in 2006, these tracks have been abandoned but are still in place. [Larry Gibson]