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Aeronautics

Transportation, Air Travel, Water, Lakes, Ships Ripley in backround [An early model of a sea plane makes a landing on Portage Lake.]

Scanned: December 10, 2007


Scenic Flights

Transportation, Air Travel, Harbors, Docks, Water Scenic Air Trips 35 min. to Isle Royale - Flights Over Keweenawland, Camping, Fishing Trips. Peninsula Air Service Phone 1153. [Post card showing a docked plane and a man checking the propeller.]

Scanned: November 2, 2010


Sky Ranger to Isle Royale

Transportation, Air Travel, Water, Lakes, Smelting Sky Ranger to Isle Royale - Air service by pontoon aircraft as well as the surface ship Ranger III, provide transportation to Isle Royale National Park during the summer months. Embarkation is from Portage Lake at Houghton-Hancock, Michigan. [Good view of the Quincy Smelting Works as well.]

Scanned: November 8, 2010


Aeronautics

Transportation, Air Travel, Transportation, Automotive, Persons Airplane on dirt runway. {Erik Nordberg notes: Ford Trimotor airplane built between June, 1926 and Sept. 1932.} [Several people gather on the dusty runway to greet the arrival of the plane. Vintage automobiles are parked to the left of the photo.]

Scanned: December 11, 2007


Aerial Campus View

Buildings, Transportation, Air Travel, Aerial Campus Views (Spring 1951) [Birds eye view of campus showing Hubbell Hall and some new construction. Shadow of the planes wing distorts the picture.]

Scanned: July 10, 2007


Sea Plane on Portage Lake

Transportation, Air Travel, Water, Lakes, Seasons, Winter Sea Plane on Portage Lake [A plane equipped for landing on water is pictured on a frozen Portage Lake. The smelting works can be seen in the background.]

Scanned: April 23, 2010


Airplane Show

Transportation, Air Travel, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons Third airplane show Houghton - large parking area for planes and cars. [ Good view of the number of cars and people attending the air show probably held at the Houghton Sands.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Airplane Show

Transportation, Air Travel, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons Third airplane show Houghton. [One of the planes is shown in the air. Two of them are on the ground.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Airplane Show

Transportation, Air Travel, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons Third airplane show Houghton. Bi-wing plane #31 on the ground. [Good picture of this aircraft. Several people gather around to inspect the planes on the ground.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010


Airplane Show

Transportation, Air Travel, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Persons Third airplane show Houghton. [Close up view of some of the spectators at the show.]

Scanned: May 10, 2010