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Chris857Edit

I'm an editor from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan who mostly writes about the UP, NRHP-listed and other historic sites, and rocks and minerals.

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12 Mile Road–Kalamazoo River Bridge Did You Know? · 23 Mile Road–Kalamazoo River Bridge Did You Know? · Alonzo Ward Hotel Did You Know? · Anna Clemenc Did You Know? · Arsenoclasite Did You Know? · Arthur Edmund Seaman · Avery Road–Galien River Bridge Did You Know? · Baraga County Courthouse Did You Know? · Bayfield group Did You Know? · Bell Road Bridge Did You Know? · Benstonite Did You Know? · Beryllium nitrate · Big Cedar Lake · Binary expression tree · Blossomland Bridge Did You Know? · Bobfergusonite Did You Know? · Bowled Over! · Breitung Hotel · Brown County Courthouse (South Dakota) Did You Know? · Calumet Colosseum · Carnegie Museum of the Keweenaw · Caryopilite Did You Know? · Cheboygan Bascule Bridge Did You Know? · Collinsite Did You Know? · Concrete curved-chord through girder bridge · Copper Harbor Cemetery · Crassicorophium bonellii · Dean of Invention · Delhi Bridge Did You Know? · Diaboleite Did You Know? · Dinkey Creek Bridge Did You Know? · Duluth Armory Did You Know?B-Class article · Duluth Public Library (historic) Did You Know? · Durango High School (Colorado) Did You Know?C-Class article · Eagle River Cemetery · Eagle River Timber Bridge Did You Know? · Eco Tycoon: Project Green · Gatehouseite Did You Know? · Geniu$: The Tech Tycoon Game · Georgerobinsonite Did You Know? · Heavy mineral · Houghton Fire Hall Did You Know? · Houghton-Portage Township Schools · Hotel Janzen Did You Know? · Huemulite Did You Know? · Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library · Italian Hall Did You Know?C-Class article · John Henry Jacobs · Jacobsville Sandstone C-Class article · Junitoite Did You Know? · Kerredge Theatre · Keweenawan Supergroup · Lake Shore Drive Bridge (Michigan) Did You Know? · Lead(II) phosphate · Leucophoenicite Did You Know? · Lincoln Branch Library Did You Know? · Magnesiopascoite Did You Know? · Manganese(II) nitrate · Manganvesuvianite Did You Know? · Marshman Edward Wadsworth Did You Know?C-Class article · Mann House (Concord, Michigan) · Messelite Did You Know? · Michael Tinsley · Michigan Geological Survey Did You Know?C-Class article · Motukoreaite Did You Know? · N-flake · Nevada-California-Oregon Railway Co. General Office Building Did You Know? · No Limits (FIRST) · North Watervliet Road–Paw Paw Lake Outlet Bridge Did You Know? · Ocean Odyssey (FIRST) · Old Fresno Water Tower Did You Know? · Omaha Hotel Did You Know? · Oronto Group · Osceola Mine · Oscoda County Courthouse Did You Know? · Paramelaconite Did You Know? · Poncan Theatre Did You Know? · Quincy and Torch Lake Cog Railway · Rapidcreekite Did You Know? · Rebound Rumble · Rood Building Did You Know? · Ruizite Did You Know? · Sarkinite Did You Know? · Scott Hotel · Shiawassee County Courthouse Did You Know? · Shigaite Did You Know? · Silver Lake Dam (Michigan) · Sixth Street Bridge (Grand Rapids, Michigan) Did You Know? · Ski Brule · SmartBird · Sonolite Did You Know? · Stormy Kromer cap · The Conquest of Space (1931) · Trinity Episcopal Church (Houghton, Michigan) Did You Know? · Trunk Line Bridge No. 237 · Type specimen (mineralogy) · Upper Twin Falls Bridge Did You Know?C-Class article · US 12–St. Joseph River Bridge Did You Know? · US 31–Island Lake Outlet Bridge Did You Know? · US 31–Pentwater River Bridge Did You Know? · Western Union Building (Aberdeen, South Dakota) Did You Know?

Disambiguation pages

Conquest of Space (disambiguation) · Domitila · Eagle River Bridge

Technically I started this one

Gegeneophis primus

Significant contributionsEdit

19th Street Bridge Did You Know? · A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum · Abelsonite Did You Know? · Abernathyite Did You Know? · Aguilarite Did You Know? · Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge (Montrose, Colorado) Did You Know? · Benzie County Courthouse (saved from CSD) Did You Know? · Berea Sandstone Did You Know? · Black Squirrel Creek Bridge Did You Know? · Bultfonteinite Did You Know? · Caneadea Bridge · Carnegie Library of Albany (Albany, Missouri) · Denver and Rio Grande Depot (Montrose, Colorado) · Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Passenger Station Did You Know?C-Class article · Feast (2014 film) C-Class article · First Presbyterian Church (Coldwater, Michigan) Did You Know? · H. J. Heinz Company complex Did You Know? · Kampfite · Kansas City Title and Trust Building · Market Gate of Miletus Did You Know?C-Class article · Pascoite Did You Know? · Quincy Smelter Did You Know?C-Class article · San Luis Bridge · Seamanite Did You Know? · Second Street Bridge (Allegan, Michigan) Did You Know? · Sérandite Did You Know? · Shock diamond Did You Know? · St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church · State Bank of Antler · Tarbuttite Did You Know? · Tower Theatre (Fresno, California) Did You Know? · Western Union Telegraph Building, Kansas City, Missouri · Woodie Flowers · Xenoceratops

Possibly significant contributionsEdit

Most things in Category:For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology · Alexander Winchell · Crystal Springs Fountain · Dead River (Michigan) · Dee Stadium · Superior Dome

Keweenaw ProjectEdit

Keweenaw Project

TODOEdit

MedalsEdit

Fifty! very soon ....Edit

Dyk25CE.svg The 25 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Well, Chris, I get the honour of congratulating you for twenty five DYKs. That is a lot of articles - at one time you appeared to be a one person Bridges Project, but I see there are other buildings and today we get a very timely article on a mineral. So I thank you on behalf of the DYK project, me amd the Wiki. Well done, 50 is very close. Victuallers (talk) 13:41, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion MedalEdit

Dyk50CE.svg The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Well done for reaching the 50 DYK milestone! You are at 52 and counting :-)  — AARONTALK 13:48, 27 February 2013 (UTC)

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Updated DYK query.svgOn 13 February 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Duluth Public Library (historic), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that one of the stained glass windows in the Duluth Public Library was exhibited at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Duluth Public Library (historic). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Duluth Public Library (historic)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 17 March 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Brown County Courthouse (South Dakota), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Brown County Courthouse in South Dakota is built of Berea Sandstone from Ohio? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Brown County Courthouse (South Dakota). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Brown County Courthouse (South Dakota)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 17 March 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Berea Sandstone, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Brown County Courthouse in South Dakota is built of Berea Sandstone from Ohio? You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Berea Sandstone), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 30 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Western Union Building (Aberdeen, South Dakota), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Western Union Building is the only surviving example of a 19th-century bank building in Aberdeen, South Dakota? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Western Union Building (Aberdeen, South Dakota). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Western Union Building (Aberdeen, South Dakota)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 13 June 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Rood Building, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Rood Building is the only remaining High Victorian Gothic commercial building in Grand Rapids, Michigan? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Rood Building. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Rood Building), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 21 June 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Alonzo Ward Hotel, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the first radio station in Aberdeen, South Dakota, operated from the sixth floor of the Alonzo Ward Hotel? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Alonzo Ward Hotel. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Alonzo Ward Hotel), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
Updated DYK query.svgOn 27 June 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Quincy Smelter, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Quincy Smelter was part of a Superfund site when it was incorporated into a National Historic Landmark District? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Quincy Smelter. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Quincy Smelter), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

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Updated DYK query.svgOn 30 June 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article H. J. Heinz Company complex, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the H. J. Heinz Company complex includes buildings named Meat, Bean, and Cereal? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/H. J. Heinz Company complex. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, H. J. Heinz Company complex), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.
WP:FP nominations
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Kind words and barnstars

The benevolent page stalkerEdit

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Thanks for minding the bowl. 7&6=thirteen () 20:40, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

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For writing US 12–St. Joseph River Bridge - a fantastic article! Ironholds (talk) 05:46, 29 September 2012 (UTC)

YooperEdit

It's good to know there is another Yooper editing here. :-) Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 06:15, 30 January 2012 (UTC)

50,000 NRHP sites illustratedEdit

NatRegStar2.png WikiProject National Register of Historic Places Award
For helping WP:NRHP to illustrate 50,000 historic sites. Keep up the good work!
Smallbones(smalltalk) 14:27, 14 August 2013 (UTC)
Articles I'd like to improve / Articles to create
Articles I'd like to improve
Presidents of MTU
Articles to create
Typos to eliminate
  • Depsite -> Despite
  • Enginner -> Engineer
  • Enginneer -> Engineer
  • Isle Royal -> Isle Royale
Sandboxes
Articles in bold have a slightly higher chance of being actively worked on

Sandbox 1 · Sandbox 2 · Sandbox 3 · Sandbox 4 · Sandbox 5 · Sandbox 6 · UP electricity · Empire and Tilden mines · Pentagonite · Pyrochroite · Gageite · Pascoite Group · Hummerite · Lasalite · Inesite · Hollandite · Pyroaurite · Tunellite · Yugawaralite · Kulanite · Wolfeite · Leucophosphite · Manganipiemontite-(Sr) · Fairfieldite · Dufrénoysite · Zinkenite · Curite · Prosopite · Ralstonite · Thomsenolite · Bromargyrite · Cryolithionite · Kleinite · Manasseite · Probertite · Pinakiolite · Szaibélyite · Sturmanite · Chalcoalumite · Arseniopleite · Szenicsite · Paravauxite · Chalcosiderite · Dufrénite · Norbergite · Grandidierite · Orientite · Epidote-(Pb) · Wöhlerite · Steenstrupine-(Ce) · Shcherbakovite · Friedelite · Gyrolite · Cookeite · Helvite · Rockbridgeite · Stokesite · Kovdorskite · Holmquistite (expand) · Parthenice · Cabalzarite · 810 Wabash Avenue · Downtown Ponca City Historic District · Italian Hall disaster · Lucius Lee Hubbard · Carl Rominger · Grand Avenue Bridge · Deweyville Swing Bridge · Eurekadumpite · Santite · Kolarite · Kinoshitalite · Moolooite · Howardevansite · La Salle Street Bridge (South Bend, Indiana) · The Neuville · Spencerville Covered Bridge · Division Avenue–Plaster Creek Bridge · St. Anne's Church (Michigan) · Twenty Mile Road Bridge [1] · Copper Peak · Aberdeen Commercial Historic District · Pääkkönenite · Forum to mine

WikiCup possibilities

Daqingshanite-(Ce), links in magnesiopascoite · Boulangerite (17 wikis) · Humite (12 wikis) · Adelite (10 wikis) · Clinozoisite (10 wikis) · Curite (10 wikis) · Abhurite (9 wikis) · Aikinite (9 wikis) · Franklinite (9 wikis) · Abswurmbachite (8 wikis) · Acuminite (8 wikis) · Bromargyrite (8 wikis) · Admontite (7 wikis) · Bayldonite (7 wikis) · Dawsonite (7 wikis) · Euchroite (7 wikis) · Algodonite (6 wikis) · Alluaudite (6 wikis) · Berthierite (6 wikis) · Clausthalite (6 wikis) · Cylindrite (6 wikis) · Hessite (6 wikis) · Margaritasite (6 wikis) · Stromeyerite (6 wikis) · Adamsite-(Y) (5 wikis) · Akrochordite (5 wikis) · Botallackite (5 wikis) · Glaucochroite (5 wikis) · Graftonite (5 wikis) · Hoelite (5 wikis) · Hydroboracite (5 wikis) · Phoenicochroite (5 wikis) · Siegenite (5 wikis) · Stilpnomelane (5 wikis) · Hutchinsonite (5 wikis) · Gratonite (2 wikis) · Stubs (up thru Hübnerite)

NRIS-only

Dolores River Bridge

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