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    • Central - Abandoned house

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 of an abandoned house in the ghost town of Central, Michigan. The Central Mining Company was organized in 1856 to mine a rich vein of copper along the bluffs. The town of Central grew up around the mine, up to...
    • Central (Mich.); Keweenaw County (Mich.); ghost towns; dwellings; buildings;
    • Central - Ruins of mining building

    • Black and white photograph from 1962 of the ruins of a mining building in the ghost town of Central, Michigan. The Central Mining Company was organized in 1856 to mine a rich vein of copper along the bluffs. The town of Central grew up around the...
    • Central (Mich.); Keweenaw County (Mich.); ghost towns; buildings; mining buildings
    • Deward - Abandoned church and school

    • Black and white photograph of the Deward, Michigan school and Swedish church from approximately 1932. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; buildings; church buildings; schools;
    • Deward - Last resident of Deward, Mich.

    • Black and white photograph of Mrs. John Olsen, the last resident of Deward, Michigan, taken approximately 1932. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); women; people; animals; dwellings; ghost towns
    • Deward - Logging town at its peak

    • Black and white photograph of the town of Deward, Michigan at it's peak, between 1901 and 1912. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well....
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; dwellings; snow;
    • Deward - Humorous signpost

    • Black and white photograph of humorous signpost in the ghost town of Deward, Michigan. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The town...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; signs; snow; winter scenes
    • Deward - Remains of old saw mill

    • Black and white photograph of the remains of an old saw mill in the ghost town of Deward, Michigan. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; mills; winter scenes; snow; logging industry
    • Deward - Snow covered tree stumps

    • Black and white photograph of snow-covered tree stumps in the Deward, Michigan location. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); logging industry; ghost towns; winter scenes; snow
    • Jennings - Milk Man

    • Black and white postcard of a man delivering milk in Jennings, Michigan.
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); men; people; street scenes; ghost towns; postcards
    • Jennings - Snow clearing

    • Black and white image of snow clearing services in Jennings, Michigan.
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); street scenes; winter scenes; carriages and coaches; ghost towns
    • Jennings - "A Bird's Eye View, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white bird's-eye view of Jennings, Michigan with the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in the background. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns; cityscapes
    • Jennings - "A Busy Corner, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white image of the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in Jennings, Michigan. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the company and its employees were...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns;
    • Jennings - "Bird's Eye View, Jennings, Mich."

    • Black and white image of the Mitchell Brothers Lumber Co. mill in Jennings, Michigan. The city of Jennings was centered around the timber industry in Missaukee County; when the trees were exhausted in the 1920's, the company and its employees were...
    • Jennings (Mich.); Missaukee County (Mich.); sawmills; mills; logging industry; ghost towns;

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