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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, 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


Cities & Towns - Hancock

Buildings, Water, Transportation, Bridges Overlooking Hancock and the Portage area from the lift bridge and past the hospital. [Aerial shot of the bridge, canal and beyond.]

Scanned: April 18, 2008


Portage Lake Swing Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Water, Lakes Looking towards Hancock, Mich. from the Houghton side of Portage Lake in the "Copper Country" of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. [The old swing bridge showing the railroad tracks underneath.]

Scanned: November 9, 2010


Cities & Towns - Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes, Transportation, Bridges Houghton from Hancock before 1905 [View of railroad yard, docks and bridge]

Scanned: March 30, 2006


Sturgeon River Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Water, Rivers, Woody Plants, Trees Sturgeon River Bridge [Picture of the wooden plank bridge]

Scanned: June 14, 2006


Rivers

Water, Rivers, Agriculture, Transportation, Bridges Sturgeon River and farms [View of the bridge and farming community.]

Scanned: August 29, 2006


Bridges - Portage Lake

Transportation, Bridges, Water, Lakes, Railroads, Cars Portage Lake Bridge [View of the bridge and what appears to be a train traveling on the lower level.]

Scanned: August 30, 2006


Portage Lake Bridge

Transportation, Bridges, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Water, Lakes Portage Lake Bridge and Hancock. [View of the early bridge. Mining structures can be seen on the hill.]

Scanned: September 5, 2006