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Memorial Union Building

Buildings, Woody Plants, Trees, Persons The Memorial Building, opened on May 5, 1952 [A group of students stand outside the MUB (Michigan Tech Centennial Page 104)]

Scanned: April 15, 2008


Buildings, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees One of the unusual saunas of the area is the one built and owned by Glenn Hallfast of Gay. It is built from cedar and is portable to the shores of Lake Superior. A special built trailer for the non-electric sauna was constructed from heavy steel. But when the lake isn't available, Hallfast finds the nearby bathtub handy for a dip after a beating with a birch bough. Heat holding, non crackable stones from Finland furnish the steam heat, above the wood burning stove. A one time resident of Finland, he has tried to incorporate the better design features of a Finnish sauna in this one. [Mr. Hallfast is photographed carrying tree branches as he is about to enter his sauna.]

Scanned: January 12, 2009


Buildings, Dwellings, Housing, Single Family, Persons, Woody Plants, Trees [Men and children pose for a photo outside of their home. Two of the men stand near the fence and a third man sits on a ladder leading to the roof. A little girl sitting on the fence post appears to be crying while a boy stands off to the side.]

Scanned: March 25, 2011