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Ore Dock

Harbors, Docks, Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Water, Lakes L'Anse Ore Dock [Front of negative states " Huron Bay & Iron Range R.R. Ore Dock" Impressive wooden trestle structure jutting into the water.]

Scanned: July 26, 2006


Mills - Trimountain

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Water, Railroads, Buildings and Structures Copper Range, Trimountain Mill being built showing railroad trestle, cars. [Image of construction of the mill being built on a hilly shore of the lake.]

Scanned: July 25, 2008


Disasters - Dam Wash Outs

Buildings, Railroads, Cars, Water #4 N.K. after the big rain storm, dam washed out #3 & 4 Ahmeek [Overturned Mineral Range railroad cars and uprooted rail tracks are shown.]

Scanned: March 27, 2008


Disasters - Dam Wash Outs

Buildings, Railroads, Cars, Water #4 N.K. after the big rain storm, dam washed out #3 & 4 Ahmeek [Overturned Mineral Range railroad cars and uprooted rail tracks are shown.]

Scanned: March 27, 2008


Transportation - Milwaukee Road Railroad

Transportation, Railroads, Buildings, Water Back in July of 1966 the Milwaukee Road passenger train had two more years to live. But here is the train, much extended because of young folks having chosen the Michigamme area as their July camping grounds, the train is shown moving to Houghton across the Portage Lake Lift Bridge. With nine or 10 coaches, the train truly was an inspiration and gave no foreboding as to what lay ahead as regards the Limited which so many people are giving many indications of how much they miss it. And as one rail lover said Monday "If folks don't watch out they also will lose their freight trains over the Soo Line Railway." [Image of the train traveling along the tracks near the waterfront.]

Scanned: January 15, 2009


Railroads - Roundhouse

Transportation, Bridges, Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Roundhouses (Railroads), Water [Image of the Copper Range roundhouse, the Portage Lake Bridge and Portage Lake.]

Scanned: December 5, 2008