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Snow Scenes

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Persons Road Rolling about 1885 - Under direction of James Little, Overseer of Highways, Calumet, Michigan.

Scanned: December 13, 2010


Snow Removal

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Persons Snow removal front, #1300 Rockland Street, Calumet. "Home" January 15, 1902 - October 20, 1920. [A team of horses pull a "plow" . A man behind the plow guides the team.]

Scanned: January 6, 2011


Road Roller

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Persons Road Roller [It takes teams of horses to move this massive rolling machine and passengers down the snow-covered street.]

Scanned: March 19, 2010


Road Roller

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Persons Road Roller [The roller passes by some very large homes on this street. May be Hancock?]

Scanned: March 19, 2010


Snow Plow - Horse Team

Seasons, Winter, Persons, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Portage Township snow plow - horse team. [Three teams of horses attempt to pull a contraption with men on board in an effort to plow the road.]

Scanned: March 25, 2010


Snow Plow - Horse Team

Seasons, Winter, Persons, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Portage Township snow plow - horse team. [Three teams of horses pull the plow, while a man guides them from the side. A dog accompanies them.]

Scanned: March 25, 2010


Snow Plow - Horse Team

Seasons, Winter, Persons, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Portage Township snow plow - horse team. [Three teams of horses pull the plow. A group of children stand at the side lines and watch.]

Scanned: March 25, 2010


Snow Plows

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Persons, Seasons, Winter County Road snow plow, Quincy Hill. [View of the plow removing snow on the road. A man shoveling his path should beware as the blades are heading straight at him.]

Scanned: April 7, 2010


Snow Removal

Persons, Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal Calumet Village snow crews have been busy during the week hauling snow to its dumping ground. The snow in background extends high above truck for about 200 yards and provides an ideal skiing and tobogganing area for youths. [A man sits in a truck bearing the sign "Village of Calumet Street Dept." The sides of the back of the truck are made of wood.]

Scanned: August 8, 2007


Snow Removal

Seasons, Winter, Persons, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal William Rogers, 81, finds removing snow from his Greenland premises difficult these days. Not for a long time has the snow accumulated in the manner it has this year. The area has now received about 150 inches for the season. Bill is here shoveling the snow to the highway. It is six feet high where he stands. He is a former miner in the Adventure shafts and can tell many an interesting tale of the days when Greenland was in prosperous circumstances.[Image of Mr. Rogers shoveling snow. The banks are almost as tall as he is.]

Scanned: August 15, 2007