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Copper Mines - Allouez

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Miners, Copper Miners, Sign and Signboards [Three of the Allouez employees pose for a photo in front of a sign praising their safety record.]

Scanned: September 16, 2009


C & H Signs

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Sign and Signboards, Safety First Sign Board on corner of Mine St. and Red Jacket Road [Image of the large sign with all the "don'ts" listed and some philosophy as well.]

Scanned: October 21, 2009


Businesses - Stubb's Museum Bar

Buildings, Sign and Signboards, Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Bars (drinking establishments) Perferring to button up rather than battle the elements, the proprietor of the well-known Stubb's Museum Bar in Ontonagon posted this reason in rhyme. Brimming with antiques, the bar is a mecca for curio-seeking tourists during the summer. [The sign attached to the door of the establishment reads "CLOSED for the Season REASON: FREEZIN'!]

Scanned: February 23, 2009


Copper Mines - Homestake Copper Company

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Sign and Signboards, Woody Plants, Trees While most "thermometer" signs register success by rising, that of the Homestake Copper Company of Calumet shows progress by falling. The sign is an indicator of the Centennial No. 6 mine dewatering projects, showing the original level of the water in the mine and its removal to date. The 31st level was reached this past Saturday. Bailing began April 2 when the water was at the 27th level. The thermometer in this case is the mine's shaft. [Photo of the sign indicating the progress made in removing water from the mine.]

Scanned: February 10, 2009


Street Scenes - Houghton

Sign and Signboards, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Industries, Service Industries, Hospitality Industry, Bars (drinking establishments) A distinctive sign marks the new Lakeview Lounge & Game Room in downtown Houghton. Formerly the Hillside, the bar has been extensively remodeled and enlarged. [View of the Lakeview sign from street level.]

Scanned: January 30, 2009