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Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Winter Sports, Skis and Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees Boys on Skis [Two men in matching clothing stand on skis]

Scanned: October 4, 2007

Buildings - Atlas Powder Company

Buildings, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees [Picture of the Atlas Powder Company building in winter.]

Scanned: November 8, 2006

Signs - Delaware

Sign and Signboards, Historical markers, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees In order to get this photo of the Delaware Highway sign, the post had to be dug out by the photographer. The snow measuring instruments are across the road from the sign. Delaware is an abandoned copper mining community in Keweenaw County, MI. This county is Michigan's farthest north and its peninsula prong bisects Lake Superior to a great extent. [Image of the sign buried in snow.]

Scanned: December 7, 2006

Buildings - Churches

Buildings, Church Buildings, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees Unidentified church [A white church building in winter]

Scanned: March 7, 2007


Burials, Cemeteries, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees While the folks at home were busy clearing snow for 32 consecutive days, those who had departed knew no task worthy of disturbing their peace. This was Christmas Day at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lake Linden where the white sparkling snow lay in undisturbed beauty on gravestones of those who no longer have winter griefs to bear. [Serene photo of the cemetery where each of the gravestones wears a cap of snow.]

Scanned: December 5, 2007


Historic Sites, Historical Markers, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees The Houghton Soldier, marching through the drifts, is wearing the world's coldest imitation mink hat. Heavy snow is predicted for the Copper Country, and conditions could conceivably grow worse after winter begins on Monday. This is the most snow that has ever fallen in the Houghton area by this time of the year, about 82 inches at press time. Truly a monumental fall. Tennis, anyone? [The statue erected in memory of Houghton Company is shown as it appeared after a heavy snowfall.]

Scanned: December 6, 2007

Keweenaw Point - Rocket Launch

Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees, In January, 1971 the University of Michigan rocket project was in delaying action at Keweenaw Point. Directed by Dr. Harold Allen of the University's aerospace department, the firing was delayed for an extended period due to the lack of a proper warming trend. The site here is directly at the point. [Image of a rocket about to be fired in a snow covered area.]

Scanned: February 17, 2009

Railroad Water Tank

Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees This evidence of a bygone era in railroading is still standing at Lake Mine, the once active mining property in Ontonagon County not far from Greenland. The property of the Copper Range Railroad, the tank rests in an area of heavy snow. To the left is a once-mined bluff, while to the right is the road to Nissula and Alston. [Photo of the water tank in winter. Snow covered trees in background.]

Scanned: August 14, 2007

Temporary Housing Units

Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees, Seasons, Winter Temporary Housing Units, The Barracks [These buildings were leased from the National Housing Authority (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 97)]

Scanned: April 10, 2008

Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Research

Seasons, Winter, Woody Plants, Trees, Persons Isle Royale Wolf/Moose Research School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Scanned: March 14, 2011