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Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Central Machine Co. Minne "Snow King". Both impellers turning to the left - one blowing snow. [A group of people follow the snow machine on foot, as it creates a cloud of snow.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor stuck, men shoveling it out. Holt tractor, first v plow. Early 1920's. [Two men grab their shovels trying to free the embedded machine.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor with maintainer followed by an old bus, of the type that was used to haul people to the mines.

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Holt tractor pulling the wing-plow barrels for ballast. [Three men pose for a photo with the machine.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor Snow King. Front was so high the driver had to stand to see ahead. [A tractor with two separate "scoops" is parked outside of what looks like a mining building.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Seasons, Winter, Persons Tractor with arm and a fan to blow the snow into the chute, and out of the way. A highly flexible stystem, but probably unsuccessful. [A man stands next to the machine. The fan seems to be running.]

Scanned: September 4, 2009


Street Car Rigged with a Snow Plow

Seasons, Winter, Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads Houghton County Traction Company, winter scenes. [Photo shows children watching a street car clearing a snowy road with an attached plow. The conductor can be seen in the car smoking a pipe, while another man pushes snow away from the car's side door.]

Scanned: August 31, 2012


Snow Removal

Seasons, Winter, Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, [Another example of how Calumet & Hecla would remove snow from railroad tracks.]

Scanned: November 18, 2010


Street Car in Winter

Seasons, Winter, Transportation, Railroads, Street, Railroads, Houghton County Traction Company, winter scene car #48.

Scanned: August 31, 2012


Snow Removal

Street Cleaning, Snow Removal, Transportation, Air Travel, Seasons, Winter Snow plow at airport - one way plow. [It's clear sailing for this plow cleaning the runway.]

Scanned: September 2, 2009