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Child in cutter, winter

Transportation, Seasons, Winter, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns Child in cutter, winter [A few commercial buildings are visible in the background. The original photo is very blurry.]

Scanned: April 10, 2006


Shelden Ave. - Houghton Winter Scene

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter, Transportation, Automotive Shelden Ave. - Houghton Winter Scene [A winter photograph of downtown Houghton. The Douglass House, the People's Market and numerous cars are visible.]

Scanned: October 28, 2005


Street Car No. 22

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Seasons, Winter Street Car No. 22 turning from Pine Street onto 6th Street. [Good photo of this means of transportation traveling through the snow-covered streets.]

Scanned: February 26, 2010


Teams on Ice on Portage Lake

Transportation, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Teams on ice on Portage Lake (sleighs on ice). [Good photo showing traffic on the ice road across the lake. One sleigh has the name "E. R. Godfrey & Sons" painted on its side. They are listed as "Commission Merchants" located in Hancock and Calumet in the 1912 Polk Directory. Good view of Houghton and some of it's buildings including St. Ignatius Church and the Courthouse.]

Scanned: March 19, 2010


Houghton to Hancock on Ice

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter, Transportation Houghton to Hancock on Ice [A winter photo of people walking on a road over the ice between Hancock and Houghton. A number of small branches have been placed on the ice to mark the location of the "road".]

Scanned: November 29, 2005


Pine St. Houghton

Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter, Transportation Pine St. Houghton [A winter photo of a pair of horsedrawn sleds on the lower part of Pine Street, Houghton.]

Scanned: November 29, 2005


Street Car No. 24

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Seasons, Winter, Human Settlements Street Car No. 24 on runners. [View of the street car on a winter street. Someone has written on the street car window "Hot Dogs - Hamburger 5 cents. A business called the Auto Electric Service, Batteries, Generators, Starters, Gates Fan Belts For All Cars. Location of photo appears to be Calumet.]

Scanned: August 31, 2010


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [A street car passes what appears to be a private residence on a snowy day.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [A street car travels down a snow covered street in a residential area. Looks like it might be in East Houghton.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010


Houghton Street Car Scenes

Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Human Settlements, Cities and Towns, Seasons, Winter Houghton Street Car Scenes [An almost empty street car swooshes past the camera in this winter scene.]

Scanned: September 20, 2010