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West Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Hospitals [Aerial view of West Hancock showing two hospitals, old streetcar power station and many houses. Photograph also shows part of Portage Lake and the south side with the Houghton Canal road. Wing spar of airplane also visible at upper right.]

Scanned: July 18, 2007


Aerial Views of MTU Campus

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Buildings, Water, Lakes Campus aerial view. [Early view of campus showing a underdeveloped Hancock side.]

Scanned: July 31, 2007


Aerial Views of MTU Campus

Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Buildings, Water, Lakes Airplane view of Michigan Tech (MCM at that time) taken in 1923. [View of campus and Portage Lake area.]

Scanned: July 31, 2007


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Buildings, Water, Lakes Quincy Pumphouse, Anchor Line Dock & Warehouse, People Fuel Co. with sail shop. Bridge re-modeled or re-built from first wooden bridge between 1894-1900. Corner of Front and Reservation Street. [Image of the Portage waterfront area from a Hancock perspective.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Buildings, Water, Lakes Early Portage Lake Bridge. [Image of the bridge from the Hancock side. Houghton County Courthouse and St. Ignatius Church jut out of the landscape.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Buildings - Resorts

Buildings, Pavilions, Harbors, Docks, Water, Lakes Pavillion at Jacobsville. [View of the building with arched windows built on stilts in the water.]

Scanned: February 20, 2008


Buildings - Resorts

Buildings, Harbors, Docks, Water, Lakes White City Resort [A blurry image of the White City resort building with a dock attached. Half of the building juts out into the water.]

Scanned: February 21, 2008


Buildings - Post Offices

Buildings, Carriers, Postal Service, Water, Lakes Craig Post Office [This post office is located right on the water. Three people appear to be retrieving their mail by row boat.]

Scanned: February 21, 2008


Cities & Towns - Eagle Harbor

Water, Lakes, Persons, Buildings Eagle Harbor Water Dept. [A man has driven his horse and wagon into the lake. The wagon is equipped with barrels and buckets.]

Scanned: March 7, 2008


Canals - Portage

Woody Plants, Trees, Buildings, Water, Lakes Isle Royale Stamp Sand lower right, Onigaming Yacht Club dock, upper middle, Pilgrim River. Official photograph Flight "D" lst Photo Sqdn. A. C. [Aerial view of the points described.]

Scanned: March 17, 2008