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Calumet & Houghton street car - Houghton Co. Traction company

Transportation, Railroads, , Calumet & Houghton street car - Houghton Co. Traction company [A photo of several men standing on the tracks next to a streetcar. The streetcar is labeled number 6, Calumet and Houghton. The original photo is blurry.]

Scanned: April 18, 2006


Railroad crossing

Transportation, Railroads, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Railroad crossing [A photo of a railroad grade in the woods. A small dwelling is also visible. The original photo is very blurry.]

Scanned: April 20, 2006


Copper Range Railroad

Railroads, Cars, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress, Manpower, Labor Copper Range railroad crew, under construction [The railroad crew consisting of some rough looking characters pose for a photo. Boxcars are in the background. The photo is a close-up of 42-164.]

Scanned: January 15, 2010


Houghton-Hancock Streetcar

Transportation, Bridges, Railroads, Cars, Local Transit, Street, Railroads Streetcar crossing Portage Lake Bridge - Houghton, Hancock. [An electric streetcar on one of the trusses of the Portage Lake bridge. A lower railbed and electric power lines are also visible.The original photo is rather dark.]

Scanned: November 12, 2007


Mining Structures

Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Railroads Railroad scene. [A photo a rail line heading into a mining location. Several wooden mining structures are located in the background and there are railroad flatcars and ties visible in the foreground.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


Iron Mine Headframe

Metal Trade, Iron Industry and Trade, Iron Mines and Mining, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Iron Mines and Mining, Railroads, Cars Steel shaft - Norrie Mines - Ironwood [A photo of an open steel mine headframe with rail cars loading ore. Another headfame and poor rock piles are visible in the background.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


Unidentified Mining Scene

Metal Trade, Natural Resources, Mines and Mineral Resources, Railroads, Buildings and Structures Mining scene - no identification [Photo of numerous wooden mining structures. Several railroad tresles and tracks are also visible.The photo is faded and mounted on a cardboard matte.]

Scanned: August 19, 2005


C&H Shaft-rockhouse

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads Mine Shaft - Location Unknown [A photo of a shaft-rockhouse on the Calumet conglomerate lode. An exposed skip road, a collar house and a locomotive are also visible.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


Copper Range Railroad Construction

Transportation, Railroads, , Copper Range Railroad Construction [A photo of the railroad grade cutting through a valley. A smokestack stands in the distance and a wooden building is in the foreground. Copy of MTU Neg 00869.]

Scanned: March 17, 2006


Copper Range Railroad

Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Transportation, Railroads, Copper Range Railroad - Construction [A photo of a track crew laying new rails for the railroad. A tall shaft-house appears in the background. Same as MTU Neg 02578.]

Scanned: March 21, 2006