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Portage Lake Swing Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Water, Lakes Looking towards Hancock, Mich. from the Houghton side of Portage Lake in the "Copper Country" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. [The old swing bridge showing the railroad tracks underneath.]

Scanned: November 9, 2010


Portage Lake and Draw Bridge

Buildings, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Bridges Portage Lake and Draw Bridge from Hancock side, with Houghton in the background. Electric Light Company Plant in the Center, Coopper Range Rail Road Station and wharf at right. Note street car returning over bridge from Houghton. This bridge soon to be replaced with a new $10,000 bridge now under construction.

Scanned: August 30, 2012


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Transportation, Bridges Houghton from Hancock before 1905 [View of railroad yard, docks and bridge]

Scanned: March 30, 2006


Portage Lake Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes Portage Lake Bridge and Hancock. [View of the early bridge. Mining structures can be seen on the hill.]

Scanned: September 5, 2006


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Transportation, Bridges View of Houghton from Hancock [View of a sparsely settled Houghton showing the courthouse and the bridge.]

Scanned: September 13, 2006


View of Houghton from Hancock, Isle Royale Mine at top of photo

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes View of Houghton from Hancock, Isle Royale Mine at top of photo. [Scene shows old bridge between Houghton and Hancock as well as the Houghton Country Courthouse.]

Scanned: March 6, 2006


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings View of Houghton from Quincy [Photo of the early settlement of Houghton. St. Ignatius Church and the Amphidrome are distinguishable.]

Scanned: April 15, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Persons, Human Settlements View of Houghton from Hancock. Two street cars on bridge. [Image of several pedestrians crossing the bridge. What may be the Isle Royale Mine Shaft can be seen on the Houghton horizon.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes, Human Settlements Portage Lake Lift Bridge [Aerial view of the bridge and waterfront.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Eagle River - old bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Scenic Views, Scenic Byways, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Eagle River - old bridge [Exterior photograph showing town of Eagle River in Keweenaw County. Several buildings are to the right and "lower bridge" is visible on the left.]

Scanned: March 7, 2006