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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


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


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


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


Ships - Thomas F. Cole

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Buildings, Dwellings Ship Thomas F. Cole opposite poor farm. [Scene of ship sailing on the canal]

Scanned: April 27, 2006


Ships - Randolph S. Warner

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Freighter Randolph S. Warner, Calumet Transportation Co. [View of the ship with black smoke billowing out of it's stack.]

Scanned: April 27, 2010


Tug - Esther

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Persons Tug Esther at Ripley and scow load of sand for brick plant. [Image of the tug and a barge of sand heading down the waterway.]

Scanned: April 27, 2010


Lily Pond

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Nine steamers on Lily Pond [Several freighters and a number of sea gulls take refuge in the calm waters of the pond.]

Scanned: April 30, 2010


Boats - Maytham

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Tugboats, Water, Lakes Tug Maytham built in 1874. In freight and passenger trade to Isle Royale. [Picture of the tug on what appears to be Portage Lake.]

Scanned: February 12, 2007


Life Saving Boats

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Persons, Water, Lakes Life saving crew canal E. Side - Capt. McCormick [Picture of the crew and captain with the boat on shore.]

Scanned: April 26, 2007