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Diamond Drilling

Persons, Miners, Woody Plants, Trees The first necessary item to be given attention in diamond drilling back in 1915 was the installation of the boiler. Here a group of drillers are assembled in the foothills of the Porcupine Mountains of Ontonagon County preparatory to diamond drilling for the Cole and McDonald Co. of Virginia, Minn. Hurontown's Walter Harvey indicates that the drilling was for the White Pine Co. It is known that the Extension sank a shaft in this area and it likely was this company and not the White Pine Co. which preceeded the current White Pine of Copper Range. [Image of two men standing next to the boiler which looks like it could belong to bootleggers of the prohobition era.]

Scanned: February 18, 2009

Diamond Drilling

Persons, Miners, Woody Plants, Trees The White Pine Extension came to an abrupt end in 1918 although it was admitted that there was copper in the area but not of the type usually desired at the time, native. Hurontown's Walter Harvey took these pictures as evidence of the days when the diamond drill operations were in effect. The land at present is not under the ownership of the Copper Range Co., which possesses considerable acreage in the White Pine regions of Ontonagon County. [Three of the miners stand in the doorway of a building resembling a shack.]

Scanned: February 19, 2009

Forests - Estivant Pines

Natural Resources, Forests and Forestry, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees The 200 acre stand of white pine forest, including the largest known tree of its kind in the State of Michigan , will be purchased this month by the Michigan Nature Association. The huge tree included in the area is 135 feet high and 23 1/2 feet in circumference. It is thought to be between 600 and 800 years old. [Three people look like miniatures of themselves next to the large pine.]

Scanned: February 10, 2009

Eccentric Folks

Woody Plants, Trees, Manners and Customs, Persons [Interesting group of men and women outside of a striped tent that has a sign which reads "Cock eye, Pork-a-pine, Parthridge Clerk.]

Scanned: October 8, 2013

Lake Fanny Hooe

Water, Lakes, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees View of Lake Fanny-Hooe - Copper Harbor

Scanned: June 15, 2009

Waterfalls - Chocolay River

Persons, Water, Rivers, Waterfalls, Woody Plants, Trees Falls on West Branch of Chocolay River [A man stands on a cliff near the falls.]

Scanned: June 22, 2009

Memorial Union Building

Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees, Persons The Memorial Building, opened on May 5, 1952 [A group of students stand outside the MUB (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 104)]

Scanned: April 15, 2008

Portage Lake Golf Course

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Ball Games, Golf, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees Portage Lake Golf Course [The First nine holes were donated by local citizens (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 96)]

Scanned: April 8, 2008

Running in Nature

Persons, Woody Plants, Trees, [A coupole holds hands and runs past a tree, (Michigan Tech Centennial Page x)]

Scanned: December 14, 2007

MTU Ford Forestry Center

Water, Lakes, Woody Plants, Trees, Persons Fall at the Ford Forestry Center at Alberta, MI

Scanned: March 11, 2011