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Houghton-Hancock Streetcar

Transportation, Bridges, Railroads, Cars, Local Transit, Street, Railroads Streetcar crossing Portage Lake Bridge - Houghton, Hancock. [An electric streetcar on one of the trusses of the Portage Lake bridge. A lower railbed and electric power lines are also visible.The original photo is rather dark.]

Scanned: November 12, 2007


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Persons Diver and Portage Lake Bridge from Hancock around 1895. [A diver equipped with deep sea diving gear prepares to enter the water of Portage Lake.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Persons, Diver and Portage Lake Bridge. [Several men assist a man outfitted in deep sea diving equipment prepare for a dive.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Buildings, Water, Lakes Quincy Pumphouse, Anchor Line Dock & Warehouse, People Fuel Co. with sail shop. Bridge re-modeled or re-built from first wooden bridge between 1894-1900. Corner of Front and Reservation Street. [Image of the Portage waterfront area from a Hancock perspective.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Buildings, Water, Lakes Early Portage Lake Bridge. [Image of the bridge from the Hancock side. Houghton County Courthouse and St. Ignatius Church jut out of the landscape.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Buildings, Transportation, Automotive Portage Lake Lift Bridge [Image of the completed bridge. The coal storage area of the Powerhouse building is still intact. The Hotel Scott complete with sign is also visible.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Railroads, Seasons, Winter The first passenger train on the new bridge. [The Milwaukee Road uses the new bridge for the first time. The remains of the old bridge can still be seen.]

Scanned: January 16, 2008


Bridges - Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes, Construction of lift bridge. [View from the water of the bridge construction. A sign stating "American Bridge" hangs from the bridge.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Bridges

Sign and Signboards, Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Automotive Bridges - Mackinac [Photo of the sign indicating the toll rates for crossing the Mackinac Bridge.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008


Bridges - Ontonagon

Transportation, Bridges, Transportation, Automotive, Woody Plants, Trees Ontonagon River Bridge near Victoria, Mich. [A vintage vehicle travels over the bridge.]

Scanned: January 17, 2008