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Railroads - Street Cars - Trestle

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Transportation, Roads, Street Car Trestle [Photo of what appears to be a wooden trestle.]

Scanned: May 19, 2006


Snow Scenes - Snow Removal

Transportation, Roads, Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Calumet Avenue [A Sno-Go cuts back the snow banks on Calumet Avenue.]

Scanned: October 16, 2008


Roadwork

Buildings, Transportation, Roads, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Street in Red Jacket (Roadwork) [Photograph showing men with tools working on a road in Red Jacket]

Scanned: March 27, 2007


Roadwork

Buildings, Transportation, Roads, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Street in Red Jacket (Roadwork) [Photograph showing men clearing snow off of a road in Red Jacket]

Scanned: March 27, 2007


Road Scraper

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Transportation, Roads, Road Scraper [An early version of a snow plow is pictured.]

Scanned: August 30, 2010


Street Cleaning

Persons, Street Cleaning, Transportation, Roads Scavenger unit in operation on Shelden Ave. The mechanism is a big vacuum cleaner which sucks up dirt out of catch basins. Here it is demonstrating it possibilities. Similar work was done in Hancock. Both councils have been greatly interested, and Houghton, or Hancock may purchase such a unit. The machine can clean the streets as well as the basins. The machine, distributed by the Paynter Corp. of Green Bay, will remain in the area for another week. [Three men guide a gigantic hose down a manhole while a policeman stands by.]

Scanned: November 19, 2007