The Mackinac Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the western hemisphere, with a total length of 26,372 feet. Spanning the Straits of Mackinac from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City, it connects Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas, and was opened for traffic in 1957.
Situated in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between the cities of Marquette and Big Bay, this vintage photograph highlights the rugged shoreline along Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. If you’d be interested in a print for a wall in your home or office – or, as a great gift giving idea – several print types are available in my gallery.
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The Big Lake
The legend lives on…this is Lake Superior, referred to by the Chippewa Indians as “Gitche Gumee” – the Big Lake. I took this photograph in the upper peninsula of Michigan, near Little Presque Isle outside of Marquette. If that’s too far to drive, you can always visit my galleries at Pixels and Redbubble to enjoy The Great Lakes.
Located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on Lake Superior, this old Coast Guard Station served for many years as a beacon for maritime activity. If you’d be interested in a print, please visit my gallery at Pixels to select the print type best suited for your purposes.
Playing in the Sand
This stylized, vintage image is based on a photograph taken on the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan in Holland, Michigan, as waves and cooler early autumn temperatures keep people ashore.
Island of Gitche Gumee
Imagine…the shores of Lake Superior, at Little Presque Isle, north of Marquette, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula…on a wall in your home, office, business lobby or cafeteria setting. Get the picture?
It’s often said that a person can never go home again; that is, everything changes with time. Memories fade, often becoming embellished and romanticized, and the environment from which recollections stem are also altered. Yet, with a refined sense of appreciation – and, at just the right moment – magic can happen.
This was my experience upon returning to the shores of Lake Superior, the place of my childhood, as seen here – outside the city of Marquette, in Michigan’s upper peninsula, along the beach near Little Presque Isle.
The dynamism of a shoreline governed by powerful forces of nature – i.e., Lake Superior – provided a compelling, beautiful visual and spiritual experience, beyond my reminiscence. A great day, indeed!
Stylized vintage photograph from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, featuring a Great Lakes freighter in Lake Superior being loaded at the iron ore dock located on Presque Isle. See more.
Enjoy this photograph of islands in Lake Superior, as seen from an upper peninsula beach in Marquette, MI. See prints available.
Storm clouds on the horizon and white caps rolling into shore are featured in this vintage, sepia tone photograph of Lake Superior – taken at Presque Isle, in Michigan’s upper peninsula near Marquette. See more.