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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

Cities & Towns - Dollar Bay

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Transportation, Railroads Dollar Bay [Photo of Dollar Bay with railroad tracks running through it. Several dwellings are to the right of the photo with mining operations buildings on the left.]

Scanned: September 6, 2006

G. E. Searchlight

Buildings, Dwellings, Transportation, Railroads, G. E. Searchlight - 24" Lamp 50 amp. 1" x 12" pos. carbon. Direct c from 110v. 48 volts at arch. 3/4 x 7: Meg. Car. Tower about 1300' from house. Taken 200' from house. [Photo of a home built next to a railroad crossing that doesn't need a night light.]

Scanned: November 30, 2010

Green Lumber Co. - Ontonagon

Buildings, Dwellings, Loggers, Dwellings, Lumber Camps, Transportation, Railroads Lumber Camp, Green Lumber Co., Ontonagon, MI [Image of a train in the middle of camp.]

Scanned: July 30, 2010

Ahmeek Mill Trestle

Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Transportation, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family The high trestle over M-26 at the Ahmeek mill on Torch Lake is fast achieving the reputation of being as signifcant a photographic prize as the much gabled Quincy shafthouse, No. 6. The diesel locomotives stop at different sides of the steel overpass depending upon which side the sun is holding reign. The Ahmeek mill is performing prodigious jobs these days. Its milling all Calumet and Heclas rock originating in the Copper Country. The trestle sees Caledonia as well as Ahmeek rock and it carries Ojibway ore as well as a sprinkling of Mohawkite. The photo shows No. 203 shunting mineral ore rock cars about in order to get the dumpings in the proper bins. [Image of the ore cars suspended above the highway with homes and automobiles below it.]

Scanned: April 17, 2009

Street Car Rigged with a Snow Plow

Seasons, Winter, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads Houghton County Traction Company, winter scenes. [Photo shows children watching a street car clearing a snowy road with an attached plow. The conductor can be seen in the car smoking a pipe, while another man pushes snow away from the car's side door.]

Scanned: August 31, 2012

Logging and Transport

Transportation, Railroads, Locomotion, Loggers, Dwellings, Lumber Camps Helbard at Pequamming. [Cut trees are being loaded onto a locomotive after having been stacked up around the railway track.]

Scanned: May 28, 2013

Locomotive in L'Anse

Locomotion, Transportation, Railroads, Loggers, Dwellings, Lumber Camps Ford at L'Anse. Last Ford Logging train to operate next day, August 5, 1948. Ford Road consisted of 23 miles of main line, 8-10 miles of sidings. It was built in 1912 of narrow gauge by Marshall Butlers Lumber Company. A Lima loco was used. Line ran from mill site up 4th Street between grade school & high school. [Locomotive seen puusing flat beds in L'Anse, presumably as part of the operations of the logging mill located in Alberta.]

Scanned: May 28, 2013

Quincy Street & R. R. Crossing

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Dwellings, Transportation, Railroads Quincy St. and Railroad Crossing, Hancock, Mich. [View of Quincy Street with what appear to be wooden sidewalks. The street is lined with homes and trees.]

Scanned: November 29, 2010