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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


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Buildings [View of Houghton that appears to have been taken from the lift span of the bridge. Houghton High School, the Court House, the 7-UP bottling plant and various other buildings can be seen.]

Scanned: March 28, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water Ripley from East Houghton Courthouse [Image of Ripley and the settlement on the Houghton side. A Two story home is shown with a rotating clothesline in the yard.]

Scanned: March 28, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Buildings Birdseye view of East Houghton from Hancock [Early image of Houghton]

Scanned: March 31, 2008


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Buildings Aerial view of Houghton including Portage and Hancock [View of Houghton, the bridge, Portage Lake and Hancock.]

Scanned: March 31, 2008


Cities & Towns - Hancock

Buildings, Water, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns [Image of the Hancock settlement showing some of the smelting works buildings near the Portage Lake shore.]

Scanned: April 18, 2008


Cities and Towns - Ripley

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Buildings Ripley from Houghton County Courthouse. Quincy Mine on top of hill. [View of rolling treeless hills and several buildings on the Houghton side.]

Scanned: June 12, 2008


Houghton to Hancock

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings, Water, Lakes Shows First Episcopal church which orginally was built in Hancock as the First Congregational Church and later removed. View taken about 1887 shows Third Congregational Church. [Photo hung in summer home of George C. and Margaret M. Edwards, lifelong members of Trinity Episcopal Church]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


Street Scene - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Church Buildings, Water, Lakes Overview of Houghton & Hancock. Quincy Mine on top of hill. [Photo shows Houghton Fire Hall on Montezuma Ave. as well as a church, a crumbling building and Portage Lake]

Scanned: February 9, 2006


Huron Street - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Commercial Buildings, Water, Lakes Huron Street - Houghton looking toward Hancock [Photo shows dirt street, stone building, boat on Portage Lake. Photo published by R. Acton. Original overexposed.]

Scanned: February 9, 2006