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Eagle Harbor Docks

Harbors, Docks, Buildings, Water Eagle Harbor Docks [Photo of a busy dock area. A church can be seen across the bay.]

Scanned: June 11, 2009

Ships - Mesquite

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Water, Lakes, Woody Plants, Trees Mesquite [Image of a ship with W305 on its side.]

Scanned: March 5, 2007

Ships - Harlem

Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats, Persons, Water, Lakes Harlem in drydock at Port Huron after salvaging from Isle Royale where she stranded November 26, 1898. Rebuilt and operated as a bulk freighter. Later rebuilt as passenger steamer "Minnesota" sent to Atlantic Coast and still in register in 1938. [Image of the ship in drydock. New York Central & Hudson River R. R. Line can be seen on its bow.]

Scanned: March 12, 2007

Shipwrecks - Cumberland

Ships, Passenger Ships, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes Wrecked on Cumberland Point, near Rock of Ages Isle Royale, August 6, 1877. Wreckage strewn all over south shore of Lake Supeiror, only 6 years old. Wooden passenger and frieght side-wheeler built in 1871 by Melanehthan Simpson at Port Robinson for Lake Superior Navigation Company (Northern R. R.) Named for Fred Cumberland, Gen. Manager of R. R. [Side view image of the ship.]

Scanned: March 12, 2007

Shipwrecks - Isle Royale

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Harbors, Docks, Water, Lakes Steamer Isle Royale foundered between Isle Royale and Minnesota July 26, 1885. July 25, 1885 sprung a leak and sank 8 miles west of Washington Harbor, enroute from Port Arthur to Duluth. [Image of the ship at dock. A man stands on the upper deck.]

Scanned: March 5, 2007

Cities and Towns

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Persons, Water, Lakes Houghton and Hancock [View of Houghton from Hancock. A dog stands on a rock to the left of the photo . He seems to be enjoying the view of the bridge and canal.]

Scanned: June 10, 2009

Railroads - Copper Range

Transportation, Railroads, Railroads, Cars, Water, Lakes [Image of a Copper Range railroad car on the track.]

Scanned: September 17, 2007

Houghton View

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Metal Trade, Copper Industry and Trade, Copper Mines and Mining, Water Houghton from Portage Canal - circa 1960's [ An aerial view of Houghton from the canal. The waterfront, high school building and the Isle Royale rock piles are prominent features.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005

Ships - Peninsula

Harbors, Docks, Water, Lakes, Locomotion, Boats and Boating, Workboats The Peninsula at Port Arthur [Image of the ship at dock]

Scanned: April 12, 2007

MTU Student Organizations - Rowing Club

Persons, Manners and Customs, Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, Water, Lakes Night time photo of MTU Rowing Club on Portage Lake

Scanned: March 15, 2011