Tag Archives: Erhardt Peters

Vol. XX – #268- From the Lens of Erhardt Peters

A couple of oldies, but goodies! From the lens of Erhardt Peters way up above Lake Leelanau looking West, date unknown, but you can plainly see the foundry in the background across the river. In the aerial photo, you can see the undeveloped land along the river and the golf course. The view below of Fishtown from Pearl St. Snowfall… Read more »

Vol. XX – #210 – Some History by Erhardt Peters

(Report by Jim) Happy Halloween! Hope everyone is enjoying the Blue Moon and having as much fun as you can during these trying times. I remembered we haven’t shown any Erhardt Peters photos in a while. These are prints that are part of the collection of 778 photos we helped raise funds to purchase as a donation to the Leelanau… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #3 – Easter Sun/Snow Day!

“April is the cruelest month…” T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Twelve days past Vernal Equinox 2018 and the sun is rising a little more north of due east. The Northern Hemisphere was insolated just a little more than it was yesterday, although standing out on a frozen lake at sunrise today you would want to be a little more insulated. The sun… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #2 – Into the Past

Report today by Jim.  Erhardt Peters walked out onto a snowy Lake Leelanau around 100 years ago (roughly) and took a photo of Maronook, the stately summer residence of Walter Truman Best aka “Maro the Magician” and his wife Allie May Kaiser. Maro died in 1908 at age 39, so at the time this photo was taken, it was probably… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #1 – Into the 18th Year

Report today by Jim. It’s a smorgasbord of photos today, so soak it in. This is the first day of our 18th year doing the Leland Report. So much has happened since I first registered lelandreport.com with Network Solutions and taught myself how to code web pages so Keith could upload the images he was taking up here. In doing… Read more »

Vol XVII – #361 – A Frozen Lake

(Report today by Jim) I headed out on the ice at sunrise this morning hoping to get a couple shots. One of the sunrise and another duplicating the Erhardt Peters photo of Maro Nook from out in the same location. The main photo is as good as it got before the whole sky clouded up. But the patterns made by the… Read more »