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Railroads - Snow Removal

Transportation, Railroads, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Buildings Copper Range Rotary & shovel snow plows - View Hoton & water Resevoir-gulls-train on C.R.R.R. (Rotary snow plow train) [Image of a massive piece of equipment attached to the engine of the train.]

Scanned: April 15, 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


Lakeview Railroad Station

Buildings, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Persons Lakeview Railroad Station Crew. [Group of working men sit and stand in front of an entry way to the lake view railway station.]

Scanned: October 22, 2013


Streetcar Stations - Albion

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Persons, Buildings, Transportation Buildings The picture taken at the Albion Station some years ago will never be repeated. The track on left leads to Kearsarge-Wolverine and ultimate ends in Mohawk and the track on right to Laurium and Lake Linden-Hubbell. The station, one of several still in the area, is operated as a grocery by Mr. and Mrs. John Hrovatich. It was first operated by August Buralli, a Mr. Michellini, John Perenccio and Robert Robinson. The school in the background is the Albion, destroyed by fire in the winter in 1920's. [Three streetcar employees stand next to a car that bears a Calumet destination sign.]

Scanned: March 27, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Transportation, Automotive, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family Hitting a snow bank full force - may be Calumet. [A vehicle that looks like it may be from the 1940's trails behind the snowplow.]

Scanned: September 1, 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


1913-1914 Strike

Persons, Buildings, Public Buildings, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads Union Mass Meeting before the strike, June 8, 1913. (Back) Meeting at Calumet Theatre of Miners of Union of Western Federation of Miners. [A large crowd of people line the street in front of the Calumet Theatre. A trolly car can be seen in the middle of the mob.]

Scanned: June 6, 2007


Roundhouse and Railroad Yard

Railroads, Buildings and Structures, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Copper Range Railroad, Houghton Michigan. Roundhouse, Turntable, and Yard

Scanned: April 16, 2015


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Buildings, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads View from Houghton Masonic Temple - Houghton, Shelden Street [A look at a underdeveloped Shelden Avenue. Streetcar tracks run down the street.]

Scanned: August 1, 2006