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Canals - Portage

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Excavation, Dredging Upper Entry repairs to breakwater. [Photo of the breakwater and repair equipment.]

Scanned: March 6, 2008


Quarries - Sandstone, gypsum, limestone

Harbors, Docks, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Water, Lakes Portage Entry Quarry Docks [Sandstone blocks piled on dock, a boat and canoe are docked. What appears to be crushed sandstone to the left of photo.]

Scanned: March 29, 2006


Industry

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Water, Lakes, Locomotion, Boats and Boating Lac La Belle Smelter [Photo showing smelter in background. A dock with a building, boats are moored alongside]

Scanned: March 30, 2006


Life Saving Stations

Aids to Navigation, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes U. S. Life Saving Station, Upper Entry [Man to left of photo watches boat launch]

Scanned: June 28, 2006


Lac La Belle

Water, Lakes, Persons, Locomotion, Boats and Boating Lac La Belle [Two men ponder life while sitting on the dock overlooking Lac La Belle.]

Scanned: July 24, 2006


Docks - Marquette

Harbors, Docks, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes Railroad Merchandise Dock, Marquette [Image of a ship at the dock. Numerous stacks of lumber and barrels are also pictured.]

Scanned: October 11, 2006


Bridges - Houghton Portage Bridge

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes Houghton-Portage Lake Bridge [Houghton from MRRR Dock, Hancock. The ship City of Traverse of Duluth is docked. Other boats that appear to be fishing vessels can also be seen.]

Scanned: October 19, 2006


Smelters

Smelting, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes Portage Lake East from Bridge [Image of the lake front in the early days.]

Scanned: November 1, 2006


Islands - Isle Royale

Persons, Water, Lakes, Locomotion, Boats and Boating Dr. Foote expedition to Isle Royale, 1867? or 1868? Sailboat "Flying Cloud" [Image of a group of men in canoes and a sailboat near shore.]

Scanned: March 8, 2007


Str. "Mooreland"

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Water, Lakes, Buildings Str. "Mooreland" in Lake Superior Canal [Boat shown moving through the water]

Scanned: February 15, 2007