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    • Bruce Crossing - Farm scene, approx. 1907

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1907 depicting men working on buildings in rural Bruce Crossing, Michigan.
    • Bruce Crossing (Mich.); Ontonagon County (Mich.); dwellings; farms; construction scenes; rural scenes; people
    • Grand Ledge - Iron bridge construction over Grand River

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1870 showing the iron bridge crossing the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The bridge was constructed to replace a wooden bridge in 1870, and then replaced by a concrete bridge in 1910.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; bridges; cityscapes; rivers; construction sites
    • Grand Ledge - Construction of iron bridge

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1870 showing the iron bridge crossing the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The bridge was constructed to replace a wooden bridge in 1870, and then replaced by a concrete bridge in 1910.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); bridges; rivers; construction sites
    • Detroit - Ford Auditorium and parking lots

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1955 of the Ford Auditorium on Detroit's riverfront. The auditorium opened in 1955, and was demolished in 2011. The parking lots are for the ferry terminal; a ferry can be seen on the right at the dock.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Ford Auditorium (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.); auditoriums; parking lots; rivers; automobiles; construction sites; ferries; passenger ships
    • Grand Ledge - Bridge Street Bridge under construction

    • Black and white postcard from circa 1909-1910 showing the concrete Bridge Street bridge being constructed, replacing the 1870 iron bridge, in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); bridges; construction sites; men; construction workers; postcards
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue looking south

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1936 showing Woodward Avenue looking south from Winder Street in Detroit, Michigan. From 1934-1936 Woodward Avenue was widened, forcing the churches on this stretch to be moved and/or altered. The...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fox Theater (Detroit, Mich.); David Broderick Tower (Detroit, Mich.); David Whitney Building (Detroit, Mich.); Hotel Wolverine (Detroit, Mich.); Woodward Avenue Baptist Church (Detroit,...
    • Flint - Construction on Saginaw Street, 1936

    • Black and white photograph from May 1936 of road construction on Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); construction sites; construction workers; street scenes; men; people; stores; clothing stores; medical offices; grocery stores; music stores; street scenes
    • Flint - Construction on Saginaw Street, 1936

    • Black and white photograph from June 1936 of road construction on Saginaw Street in Flint, Michigan. Notation on back of image reads: "spudding off excess asphalt after pouring joints."
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Saginaw Street (Flint, Mich.); construction sites; department stores; street scenes; theaters; construction workers; street scenes; men; people
    • Lansing - Aerial view of Main Street bridge under construction

    • Black and white aerial photograph from 1949 showing the construction of the Main Street bridge (now I-496 bridge) over the Grand River in Lansing, Michigan, with downtown in the background.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Main Street (Lansing, Mich.); Larch Street (Lansing, Mich.); Cedar Street (Lansing, Mich.); aerial views; Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); skyscrapers; cityscapes; Grand River; rivers; bridges;...
    • Grand Ledge - Stone Dam construction

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1887-1890 showing men working on the Stone Dam on the Grand River in Grand Ledge, Michigan. The Stone Dam was constructed in 1887 by J.S. Mudge, the then new owner of the Seven Islands Resort. This dam created...
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; Stone Dam (Grand Ledge, Mich.); dams; rivers; construction workers; construction sites; men;
    • Detroit - Construction of the Fisher Building

    • Black and white photograph taken December 28, 1927 showing the view from the G.M. Building of the construction of the Fisher Building, in Detroit, Michigan. Architect: Albert Kahn.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Fisher Building (Detroit, Mich.); Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942; construction sites; buildings
    • Detroit - Construction of building on Washington Boulevard

    • Black and white photograph from 1916 showing the construction of a building on Washington Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. The construction company is Albert A. Albrecht. Written on back of the photograph "First 4 floors built during last half of...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Washington Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); buildings; construction sites; automobiles
    • Lansing - City Hall construction site

    • Black and white photograph from 1893 of the site of the future Lansing, Michigan City Hall on Capitol Avenue. In the background are the Central United Methodist Church and Christ Community Church (originally First Baptist Church).
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Capitol Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Lansing City Hall (Lansing, Mich.); Central United Methodist Church (Lansing, Mich.); Christ Community Church (Lansing, Mich.); church buildings; construction sites; buildings
    • Detroit - Construction on Capitol Park

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of Capitol Park on Griswold Street in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Capitol Park (Detroit, Mich.); construction sites; buildings; hotels; Hotel Griswold (Detroit, Mich.); stores; street scenes; automobiles
    • Flint - Aerial view of I-69/I-475 interchange in winter

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1970-1972 showing the construction of I-69 at the interchange with I-475 in Flint, Michigan. The view is looking northeast toward the interchange.
    • Flint (Mich.); Genesee County (Mich.); Interstate 69 (Mich.); Interstate 475 (Mich.); aerial views; bridges; winter scenes; construction sites

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