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Construction - Shelter

Woody Plants, Trees, Transportation, Persons J.W. Nara, 2nd. from left, lean-to 1/4 mile off Jacobsville road [Men dressed in shirts and ties and suits construct a lean-to next to a bushy area. A couple of bicycles and a man in a horse-drawn carriage are obvious means of transportation to the site.]

Scanned: January 15, 2010


Biography - Earl B. Holman

Persons, Transportation, Woody Plants, Trees Earl B. Holman served 13 schools and 1,100 students in Stanton Township. [Early photo of Mr. Holman on his Excelsior Autocycle.]

Scanned: December 13, 2007


Transportation - Horse and Buggy

Persons, Transportation, Woody Plants, Trees The milkman, Rockland, MI Gertie Anderson and her husband. [Two couples riding in a horse drawn wagon take a rest under the shade of some trees.]

Scanned: September 9, 2008


Recreation - Picnics

Persons, Woody Plants, Trees, Transportation [Two men are having sandwiches in a bushy area. One man eats a sandwich with one hand and his other is holding on to what appears to be a string. A horse and carriage is parked nearby. According to the bottom of the photo the two men are Tom Lyon and O. G. (Gardner) at Gratiot.]

Scanned: December 16, 2010


Biography - Bigge Brothers

Transportation, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees George Bigge, left, and Perry McNee and David LaDux return on the Bigge wagon from an expedition into the woods country south of their home on the Halliwell Mine property. [The three men sit on the wagon pulled by two horses.]

Scanned: February 22, 2008


Logging

Persons, Woody Plants, Trees, Transportation William Emery logs in the vicinity of the Pinery. He consistently uses a horse to haul the pulp to central areas from which it is taken to the L'Anse Celotex plant to be manufactured into paper. The area here is thickly wooded and looks to the north and east into the environs of the Huron Mountain country. Other than the Porkies, this region is one of the few in the Upper Peninsula still conceived to be considerably untouched from the point of view of stone or metallic wealth. [Mr. Emery takes a rest on some of the logs that he has harvested.]

Scanned: March 10, 2009


Keweenaw Point Rocket Launch

Persons, Woody Plants, Trees, Transportation, Automotive All was not work at the chilly Keweenaw Point rocket center. Here, from left, Lenard Williams and Mike Brian stop for a coffee brew. Lenard is a native of Tennessee while Mike, born in England, was very interested in the Cousin Jack phases of Keweenaw County. The truck is on loan from the U.S. Army at the Michigan Tech Keweenaw Field Station, Franklin Township location. [The two men take time out for a pot of coffee in a wooded area.]

Scanned: March 5, 2009


Roads - Ontonagon

Transportation, Roads, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees On the Ontonagon Road [A horse and buggy stops in the middle of a dirt road. A man stands by the carriage.]

Scanned: June 11, 2009


Railroads - Mineral Range

Transportation, Railroads, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees [The engine and some of the cars are stopped on a high trestle with a gorge below. Some of the railroad employees pose with the train.]

Scanned: August 12, 2008