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Winter Scene

Seasons, Winter, Buildings, [A row of buildings sit behind a tall snow bank]

Scanned: December 7, 2007

Fire Fighters

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Public Works, Public Buildings, Fire Stations Fire station - unidentified. [Four firefighters standing in front of a fire wagon and team of horses. The fire station is visble in the background and all of the men are in uniform.The photo is mounted on a cardboard matte that is damaged on the lower right corner.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005

Houghton-Hancock Streetcar

Transportation, Bridges, Railroads, Cars, Local Transit, Street, Railroads Streetcar crossing Portage Lake Bridge - Houghton, Hancock. [An electric streetcar on one of the trusses of the Portage Lake bridge. A lower railbed and electric power lines are also visible.The original photo is rather dark.]

Scanned: November 12, 2007

Freda Copper Mill

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Freda Copper Mill - Freda. [Two wooden buildings with a wood post and wire fence in the foreground. A large steel smokestack is visible as are two women in fancy dress.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005

Mining Structures

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads Railroad scene. [A photo a rail line heading into a mining location. Several wooden mining structures are located in the background and there are railroad flatcars and ties visible in the foreground.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005

Iron Mine Headframe

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars Steel shaft - Norrie Mines - Ironwood [A photo of an open steel mine headframe with rail cars loading ore. Another headfame and poor rock piles are visible in the background.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005

Unidentified Mining Scene

Metal Trade, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Buildings and Structures Mining scene - no identification [Photo of numerous wooden mining structures. Several railroad tresles and tracks are also visible.The photo is faded and mounted on a cardboard matte.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005

Calumet Street Scene

Persons, Buildings, Dwellings, Buildings, Church Buildings Calumet Street Scene. [An outdoor scene of a residential dirt street in Calumet. A man in an overcoat is standing in the foreground. The trees along the street are protected by wooden snow barriers and a chuch steeple is under construction in the background. The photo is on a cardboard matte with a decorative edging.]

Scanned: August 22, 2005

6th Street, Calumet

Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Garages, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress 6th Street, Calumet - Michigan Auto Company Garage. [An outdoor photo of 5 early, right-hand drive automobiles lined up in front of the Michigan Auto Co. Garage. Four men and 1 boy are admiring the cars. The street is paved with bricks, snow is visible on the ground and a streetcar rail appears in the bottom left of the photo. The photo is mounted on a decorative cardboard matte.]

Scanned: August 22, 2005

Calumet Dam

Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Transportation Calumet Dam - woman in buggy unidentified. [An outdoor scene of a dam in Calumet. A woman in a horse-drawn buggy and several children are in the foreground. The far side of the dam contains a large industrial structure, smokestack and several additional structures. The photo is mounted on a cardboard matte with green edging.]

Scanned: August 22, 2005