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    • Grindstone City - Grindstone rubble along shoreline

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 showing broken up grindstones lining the shore in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones
    • Grindstone City - Grindstones along breakwater

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1965 showing grindstones lining the breakwater along the shore of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; women; people; beaches; Lake Huron; lakes; shorelines
    • Grindstone City - Shoreline bluff

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 showing the view on the shore of Lake Huron at Grindstone City, Michigan, beside a high sandstone bluff looking northwest. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); Lake Huron; shorelines; lakes
    • Grindstone City - Abandoned grindstones

    • Abandoned Grindstones, Grindstone City (Mich.); n.d. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; shorelines; Lake Huron; lakes;
    • Grindstone City - Stacks of grindstones

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing stacks of Grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Traverse City - "Main Street - Looking East"

    • Black and white photograph showing "Main Street" in Traverse City, Michigan, most likely Front Street.
    • Traverse City (Mich.); Grand Traverse County (Mich.); Front Street (Traverse City, Mich.); street scenes; carriages and coaches;
    • Grindstone City - "Grindstones Drying"

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones drying in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I,...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - Preparing grindstones for shipment

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 showing grindstones piled on a railroad car in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones....
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; railroad cars; manufacturing; people; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Looking northwest from pier

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 showing a view from the Northwest pier in Grindstone City, Michigan, looking Northwest along shore. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); Lake Huron; boats; shorelines; lakes
    • Grindstone City - "What they make at Grindstone City"

    • What they make at Grindstone City (Mich.); c. 1907. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I, carborundum replaced grindstone, destroying the...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); grindstones; manufacturing; postcards;
    • Grindstone City - People posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of a man and children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; men; grindstones; postcards
    • Grindstone City - Children posing with grindstones

    • Color postcard from circa 1960-1970 of children posing with abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); children; people; grindstones; postcards
    • Grindstone City - On southwest pier looking at harbor

    • Black and white photograph from 1963 showing a view of the harbor at Grindstone City, Michigan, from the southwest pier. The back of the photograph reads: "Grindstone City, Huron County. On SW pier looking WWN at harbor. Harbor on grindstone rubble...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); harbors; docks; boats
    • Grindstone City - Man viewing abandoned grindstones

    • Black and white photograph of a man viewing abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a form of sandstone)...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); men; people; grindstones; ghost towns
    • Grindstone City - Post office

    • Black and white photograph of the post office in Grindstone City, Michigan. There are several smaller grindstones and pieces of the rock piled on the porch. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); post offices; buildings; grindstones;
    • Grindstone City - Remains of brick wall

    • Black and white photograph of the remains of a brick wall in what was Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. After World War I,...
    • Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); ghost towns;
    • Traverse City - Front Street

    • Color postcard from circa 1940-1943 of Front Street, looking west toward Union Street, in Traverse City, Michigan.
    • Traverse City (Mich.); Grand Traverse County (Mich.); Front Street (Traverse City, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; storefronts; postcards
    • Traverse City - "High Waves on the Bay"

    • Color postcard from 1907 showing high waves on Grand Traverse Bay, with Traverse City, Michigan in the background.
    • Traverse City (Mich.); Grand Traverse County (Mich.); Grand Traverse Bay; lakes; cityscapes; postcards

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