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Water Show - Portage Lake

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Transportation, Bridges, Buildings A fascinated and atonished audience crowded the shores of Portage Lake last evening to witness the performance of the Tommy Bartlett Water Ski and Jumping Boat show. Every performer both male and female was professional as well as a champion and each was outstanding in his difficult acts. [Good photo of the Houghton side of the waterfront showng the draw bridge, St. Ignatius Church, The courthouse and Houghton High school. Two of the female performers on water skies are also shown.]

Scanned: April 17, 2009


MTU General - Campus Senes

Buildings, Public Buildings, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Transportation, Roads Wadsworth Hall, Sherman Gym, Athletic Field. [Arial photograh of the Michigan Tech campus showing Wadsworth Hall, Sherman Gym, and the Athletic Field along US-41. (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 118)]

Scanned: October 6, 2008


J. R. Dee's Houseboat

Transportation, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Buildings, Dwellings J. R. Dee's Houseboat. [Image of the houseboat at the dock. The boat shows a quarter board bearing the name of "Dreamer". Several row boats are lined up on the dock near a large tree. Quite the picture of decadence for 1908.]

Scanned: March 1, 2010