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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


Bridges - Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Seasons, Winter The first passenger train on the new bridge. [The Milwaukee Road uses the new bridge for the first time. The remains of the old bridge can still be seen.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Lift Span Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Ships, Passenger Ships Houghton & Hancock Lift Span Bridge showing Ranger III passing under it. [The Milwaukee Road is also waiting to cross.]

Scanned: November 8, 2010


Bridges - Railroad

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Seasons, Winter Copper Range Bridge [Impressive photo of the bridge. Men are standing on the lower level.]

Scanned: July 19, 2006


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes, Railroads, Cars Portage Lake Bridge [View of the bridge and what appears to be a train traveling on the lower level.]

Scanned: August 30, 2006


HC&SW #2 filling up with water at Otter River

Transportation, Railroads, Transportation, Bridges, Railroad Companies HC&SW #2 filling up with water at Otter River. [A photo of a small steam locomotive on a trestle. There's a hose from the locomotive to the river below and four men are posing for the photo.]

Scanned: December 12, 2005


Portage Lake Swing Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Water Portage Lake Swing bridge. [Swing bridge linking Houghton and Hancock in the "open" position during winter.]

Scanned: December 8, 2013


People's Dock - Copper Range

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Water, Lakes People's Dock - Copper Range [Photo taken at dusk showing depot and bridge in background.]

Scanned: September 8, 2010


Cities and Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads [View of Houghton showing the old bridge and Houghton County Courthouse. Railroad tracks can be seen underneath the bridge.]

Scanned: December 5, 2006


Railroads - Copper Range

Transportation, Railroads, Railroads, Cars, Transportation, Bridges The last passenger car of the Copper Range Railroad leaves for Marquette where it went into tourist line service there. [Photo of the train near the Portage Lake Lift Bridge taken from the Houghton side.]

Scanned: January 31, 2007