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Snow Fall

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Keeping your driveway open is a problem in the Copper Country. [View of very high snow banks in a residential area.]

Scanned: November 1, 2010


Snow Fall

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Winter Scene, Calumet, Michigan [Massive snow banks lead the way to the entrance of this residence with a house number of 105.]

Scanned: November 1, 2010


Cities & Towns - Calumet - Street Scenes

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter Fifth Street - Red Jacket [Winter scene with horses pulling a load of snow in a sleigh. Temperance House sign is visible]

Scanned: March 30, 2006


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [A street car passes what appears to be a private residence on a snowy day.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [A street car travels down a snow covered street in a residential area. Looks like it might be in East Houghton.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [An almost empty street car swooshes past the camera in this winter scene.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Snow Removal

Seasons, Winter, Winter Storms, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Snow removal in the Copper Country has reached a high degree of efficiency. Shelden Avenue in Houghton is pictured after a heavy storm that reach blizzard proportions. With a total fall of five feet thus far this season, it will appear phenomenal to an outsider to see the streets cleaned almost down to the bare sidewalk. Snow researchers from foreign countries come to the CC to study local methods and equipment. [Image of the snow removal process in downtown Houghton.]

Scanned: August 10, 2007


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings May be Calumet 5th Street near Oak. Clearing the street after a snowfall. [A sno-go fills a waiting dump truck with snow to be hauled away.]

Scanned: September 1, 2009


Locomotive - D.S.S. & A. 108

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Locomotion, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns D.S.S. & A. 108 train engine and car. A Chicago and NorthWestern RY and Chicago, Milwaukee, and Saint Paul cars can also be seen on tracks in the background. [Image was most likely taken in Houghton, Hancock can be seen in the background on the opposite side of the Portage Canal.]

Scanned: May 17, 2013


Miners' children in parade at Calumet

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Local Transit, Street, Railroads, Labor Movements Miners' children in parade at Calumet [Large group of children marching along street near railroad crossing with houses in the background. Child on far left carries sign reading "Papa is striking for us" (though lettering appears to have been retouched by photographer).]

Scanned: March 10, 2006