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    • Marquette - Ore Docks on Superior

    • Black and white photograph of the Marquette, Michigan shoreline, with the Cleveland Iron Mining Company ore docks on the right. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient....
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; Cleveland Iron Mining Company; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; shorelines; railroads; railroad cars
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Steamer Fitzgerald in lock after battle with ice storm

    • Color postcard from 1928 showing the freighter "Fitzgerald" locking down after a 72 hour December storm on Lake Superior, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks,...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; cargo ships; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; snow; winter scenes
    • 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
    • Saginaw - Workers posing in front of Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of a group of workers posing in front of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The...
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing; men;
    • Cheboygan - "Birds Eye View Showing Courthouse and River, Cheboygan, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1910 of an aerial view of Cheboygan, Michigan, along the Cheboygan River. The large red brick building with the clock tower on the left is the Cheboygan County Courthouse, built 1898-1900. The building...
    • Cheboygan (Mich.); Cheboygan County (Mich.); Cheboygan River (Mich.); Cheboygan County Courthouse (Cheboygan, Mich.); First Congregational Church (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan Brewing & Malting Company (Cheboygan, Mich.); Cheboygan High School...
    • Chelsea - Clock tower and Main Street

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 of Main Street, looking north to the clock tower in Chelsea, Michigan. The clock tower is part of a warehouse building built by Glazier Stove Company in 1907. The building provided the company with...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); banks; water towers; storefronts; postcards; carriages and coaches; automobiles; stoves industry;...
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • Saginaw - Saginaw Sugar Company factory

    • Black and white copy print from 1901 of the Saginaw Sugar Company factory being constructed in Saginaw, Michigan. Organized in 1899, the factory opened on South Jefferson Avenue and Rust Street in 1900. The factory was only in production until 1904.
    • Saginaw (Mich.); Saginaw County (Mich.); Saginaw Sugar Company; factories; sugar industry; manufacturing
    • Chelsea - Aerial view of Main Street, looking south

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 of an aerial view of Main Street, looking south, in Chelsea, Michigan. The photograph is most likely taken from the Glazier Stove Company clock tower (constructed in 1907). The offices of Glazier...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); St. Mary's Church (Chelsea, Mich.); aerial views; street scenes; stoves industry; ; cityscapes; postcards
    • Chelsea - "Wellfair [sic] Building, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1915 of photograph from approximately 1906 of the Glazier Stove Company's Welfare Building in Chelsea, Michigan. From the Michigan Historical Marker for the building: "The Welfare Building was constructed...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Welfare Building (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); buildings; recreation; stoves industry; postcards; sports & recreation facilities;
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • Chelsea - "Main Street looking North, Chelsea, Mich."

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1909 of Main Street, looking north to the clock tower in Chelsea, Michigan. The granite stone building on the corner on the left is the Chelsea Savings Bank building, built in 1901 in the memory of...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Savings Bank (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Courthouse (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Glazier Stove Company (Chelsea, Mich.); banks; water towers;...
    • Grand Ledge - Print of Grand Ledge, circa 1870-1880

    • Black and white print of Grand Ledge, Michigan, circa 1870-1880, showing the Rose & Harrison Planing Mill and Denison House (hotel) along the Grand River and the iron Bridge Street bridge.
    • Grand Ledge (Mich.); Eaton County (Mich.); Grand River; mills; hotels; cityscapes; bridges; Bridge Street (Grand Ledge, Mich.); logging industry;
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Sault Ste. Marie souvenir postcard booklet cover

    • Color postcard booklet cover from a 1928 Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet, featuring an image of the Soo Locks. The locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around the rapids in...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; ships; cargo ships; boats
    • Chelsea - Main Street, looking north

    • Black and white postcard from approximately 1907 depicting Main Street, looking north to the clock tower, in Chelsea, Michigan. The clock tower, which is still missing its clock face, is part of a warehouse building built by Glazier Stove Company...
    • Chelsea (Mich.); Washtenaw County (Mich.); Main Street (Chelsea, Mich.); Chelsea Clock Tower (Chelsea, Mich.); Freeman & Cummings Co. (Chelsea, Mich.); storefronts; street scenes; postcards; carriages and coaches; clock towers; stoves industry

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