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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

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