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Fire Fighters

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Public Works, Public Buildings, Fire Stations Fire station - unidentified. [Four firefighters standing in front of a fire wagon and team of horses. The fire station is visble in the background and all of the men are in uniform.The photo is mounted on a cardboard matte that is damaged on the lower right corner.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


Buildings - Fire Stations

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Human Settlements, Mass fire hall at original location, corner Turner and present M-26 (Lukkarilla) [Exterior shot of the building showing a steeple like structure housing a large bell.]

Scanned: January 24, 2008


Houghton Fire Hall

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Education, Postsecondary Education, Education, Higher, Houghton Fire Hall - First home of the Michigan College of Mines. Classes first held here 1886-87.

Scanned: November 4, 2010


Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co.

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall - the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University. A group of firemen and their firefighting equipment appear in front of the building. Several other men are watching the photo being taken. Reeder Neg MS042-039-T-017 is a near duplicate image done by Isler.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Buildings - Fire Stations

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress The first fire station built in Calumet. Red Jacket Fire Dept. [Fire department members stand outside of the building with their horse-drawn fire equipment. Two dogs also join the group.]

Scanned: January 31, 2008


Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co.

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Houghton Town Hall and Fire Co. [A photo of the Houghton Fire Hall - the first home of the Michigan Mining School, now known as Michigan Technological University. A group of firemen and their firefighting equipment appear in front of the building. Several other men are watching the photo being taken. The negative is imprinted with the words: "Town Hall Houghton Photo by Isler". MTU Neg 00308 is a near duplicate image.]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Houghton Firemen

Fire Department, Officials and Employees, Fire Fighters, Buildings, Public Buildings, Municipal Buildings, City, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Hoton Fire Dept. [A photo of a group of firefighters in front of the Houghton Fire Hall and Town Hall. A sign advertises "C. Brand Justice of the Peace, Village Clerk, Township Clerk".]

Scanned: October 25, 2005


Buildings - Atlantic Fire Department Hall

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Human Settlements, As neat as a motel, a ranch type house or a spick and span lumber company office. But it's none of these. It is the Atlantic Fire department hall, in all its delicate beauty. [Exterior view of the fire hall with a picket fence surrounding it. The post office is housed in the same building.]

Scanned: April 17, 2009


Veterans Groups - VFW

Peace Officers, Police, Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations Houghtons Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1292 wants the young bicycle riders of the Village given a maximum of protection. Because of the concern they are equipping every bicycle in the town with glow ribbon stickers so that the bikes can be seen by approaching vehicles. All youthful bicycle riders in the village need do to have their wheels equipped is to report at the fire hall and any of the men in charge will be glad to place the ribbon or VFW initials on the rear guard. The letters are available and will be placed on the bikes through the cooperation of the post, the Houghton fire department and the Houghton village police. In this photo Police Chief Joseph McGuire is standing by while James Lowney Sr. of the fire departments truck division is placing the stickers on young Paulie Colombes speedy racer. [Good photo of a 1950s police cruiser.]

Scanned: April 15, 2009


Fire Departments - Houghton

Buildings, Public Buildings, Fire Stations, Fire Department, Officials and Employees, This is the new Houghton ladder truck which just came in from New York. Its extended ladder reaches loft heights to make the conveyance the third of its type in the Copper Country. Chief James Chappell says the truck is just what has been needed to fight fires in some of the Portage Lake district's more modernized buildings. [Image of the new hook and ladder truck parked at the Houghton fire station on Montezuma Avenue.]

Scanned: February 10, 2009