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Peoples' Auto Co. Bus Line

Transportation, Automotive, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Peoples' Auto Co. bus line, Calumet area, ca. 1910 [A photo of two men on an early bus. The bus has open seating and side boards for standing. The front of the bus is labeled Peoples Auto Company and the bus appears to be a Reliance make. The original photo is blurry.]

Scanned: April 18, 2006


Buildings - Club Houses

Buildings, Clubhouses, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Automotive Houghton Club House [Exterior view of the building minus the balcony above the columns. The side of the building houses the Houghton - Hancock Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Information Bureau. A parking area is located on the side of the building.]

Scanned: January 23, 2008


Cities & Towns - Central Mine

Buildings, Church Buildings, Human Settlements, Transportation, Automotive [Several vehicles are parked near the church. People are shown exiting the building.]

Scanned: March 18, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton - Street Scenes

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [A busy Shelden Avenue highlights this image. Roy's Pharmacy, Houghton National Bank with a sign advertising a "Polka Party", the Gil Mar Gift Shoppe and Wilcox Studio. The Lode Theatre is playing "Bronco Billy" with Clint Eastwood. Lots of traffic both auto and pedestrian.]

Scanned: March 28, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton - Street Scenes

Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail, Transportation, Automotive, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Downtown businesses are featured in this photo. The Cameo Beauty Salon, Rays TV, Webers Sporting Goods and the Best Western Hotel.]

Scanned: March 28, 2008


Cities and Towns - Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Automotive, Buildings Quincy Street, Hancock 1948 [Image of the town showing the F. W. Woolworth store, Rexall Drugs and a sandwich and koffee shop (Kaleva?), This photo shows two way traffic and several automobiles of that era parked on both sides of the street.]

Scanned: June 5, 2008


Cities and Towns - Painesdale

Human Settlements, Transportation, Automotive, Woody Plants, Trees Road Scene, Painesdale, Mich - Dispensary hill. [A vintage automobile travels up the hill of the wooded road.]

Scanned: September 4, 2008


Shelden Street - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Stores, Retail Downtown Houghton reflects the busy activity of a city engaged in doing things. This former mining center is an educational center, a cultural force and an embarkation point for Isle Royale National Park. [This image shows one way downtown traffic. Two young ladies sit in a window in one of the apartments above a Professional Photographer business [Jerry Demott?]. WGN Cable Television; Roy's Pharmacy and Houghton National Bank.]

Scanned: November 5, 2010


Houghton, MI

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Transportation, Automotive Sheldon Avenue, Houghton, MI in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. [Shows Sheldon Ave. business district including F. W. Woolworths, Central Super Market, Hamar Quandt and Surplus Outlet.]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


Buildings - Houses - Houghton

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Transportation, Automotive, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns G. C. Shelden House - Houghton [Beautiful residence with porch. Curtains have been installed to block out the sun. Good architectural detail. A vintage automobile is parked in the driveway.]

Scanned: August 8, 2006