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Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Woody Plants, Trees Isle Royale Sands looking toward Houghton/Hancock. [Aerial view of the sands.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Ships Two lake freighters passing on the Portage Canal (one possibly the George E. Crawford) [Black smoke billows out of the stacks of the ships, each traveling in a different direction.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Excavation, Dredging Portage Lake, Mich. [Image of a dredge in operation.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Excavation, Dredging U. S. Engineers Dredge "Gaillard" dredging lower entry. [Image of the dredge working on the lower entry of the canal.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Ships Freight boat in Portage Entry or Portage Canal [View of the boat traveling on the calm waters of the canal.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Human Settlements "Houghton Centennial Souvenir History & Program 1861-1961" pg. 9 F574.H8 H8 Arch. [Photo taken from the Hancock side showing the canal, the bridge and Houghton. The courthouse prominently sticks out of the landscape.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Woody Plants, Trees Houghton Beach [A postcard image of the beach area taken from a hill above the highway.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Persons Boats like this are seen every day throughout the season. Copper Range dock (West Houghton, Mich. Old county bridge in background.) [A man stands on the dock and watches as the "Allegheny" pulls near.]

Scanned: March 5, 2008


Canals - Portage Canal

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Ships Boats on Lily Pond [Numerous vessels of all types are shown at Lily Pond.]

Scanned: March 10, 2008


Canals - Portage Canal

Inland Navigation, Canals, Water, Lakes, Persons Portage Canal looking toward Lily Pond [A man overlooks the waterway. Many tree stumps and logs are shown as well as neatly stacked lumber near the water.]

Scanned: March 10, 2008