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Lumbering - Cutting and Hauling

Forest Products Industry, Lumbering, Logging, Log Transportation, Persons, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor Logging Scene [Lumberjacks stand on logs with their tools.]

Scanned: October 16, 2006


Bridges - Railroads

Transportation, Bridges, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Seasons, Winter Copper Range Railroad Bridge under construction [Impressive photo of men standing on bridge in winter]

Scanned: April 4, 2006


Lumbering

Forest Products Industry, Lumbering, Logging, Log Transportation, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation, Railroads Log Drives - Teams/Teamsters [Teams of horses near railroad tracks. Several lumbermen and young boys stand on logs]

Scanned: May 2, 2006


Lumber Mills

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Saw Mills, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Forest Products Industry, Lumbering, Logging, Log Transportation Sturgeon Lumber Company Mill, Chassell [The mill in operation.]

Scanned: August 22, 2006


Calumet and Hecla Mills

Manufacturing Process, Mills and Millwork, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation C & H Mills [View of a newly constructed building. Carpenters are working outside of the building. A horse and buggy is "parked" nearby.]

Scanned: January 4, 2010


Shovel Loading Railroad Cars

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation, Railroads, Shovel loading railroad cars. [A steam shovel loads sand? into railroad cars.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Gravel Pit Blasting Bank

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation, Railroads, Gravel Pit Blasting Bank. [The explosion is visible on the hill. An ore car sits on the track along with a steam shovel by its side.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Gravel Pit Blasting Bank

Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation, Railroads, Gravel Pit Blasting Bank. [A dusty image of the explosion on the hill.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Biography - Martin "Marty" McGrath

Persons, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor, Transportation, Bridges [Photo of Martin McGrath at the controls of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge]

Scanned: December 20, 2006


Railroads - Copper Range

Railroad Companies, Transportation, Railroads, Manpower, Labor, Skilled Labor The trio of "dead" Copper Range engines move across the lake in Houghton past St. Joseph Medical Center. Center - the same three 25, 26, 27 are shown on the western side of the Bosch Brewery Co. site just ready to enter the Klatsky Co. yard for scrapping. Below - the men who were engaged in the pushing of the locomotives from the yard of the Copper Range to the Klatsky premises - L to R, Charles Sincock, superintendent; Edward Laurn, bridge and building crew; Joseph LaBelle, engineer; Cyril LaBissionere, conductor; Harold Eilola, brakeman; Karl Ponnikas, brakeman; Robert Barth, yardmaster; Arnold Klatsky, proprietor of the Klatsky Co. locomotive purchasers; Felix Kolehmainen, foreman of bridge and building crew, and Arthur Sampson, Houghton section foreman. [Three attached images of the Copper Range engines and crew.]

Scanned: April 13, 2009