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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Marquette - "New Concrete L. S. & I. Ore Dock, Marquette, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1912-1920 of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad ore dock in Marquette, Michigan. Built in 1912, the ore dock was a great improvement on previous ore docks. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); ore docks; docks; ships; Lake Superior; mining industry; shipping industry; Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad; postcards
    • Detroit - "Morgan and Wright, Plant of the U.S. Rubber Company"

    • Color postcard from circa 1927-1929 of the Morgan and Wright Rubber Works factory, part of United State Rubber Company (renamed Uniroyal in 1961), in Detroit, Michigan. This postcard is from the souvenir fold-out pack "Detroit's Largest Industries...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); United States Rubber Company; Uniroyal, Inc.; rubber industry; tire industry; manufacturing; factories; buildings; postcards
    • Industrial Map of the State of Michigan

    • Map of the state of Michigan from 1904 showing the various industries and their layout, including locations of mines.
    • railroads; sugar industry; paper industry; mining; mines; maps
    • Marquette - Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad Ore Dock

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railroad Co. ore dock in Marquette, Michigan. This postcard is part of the Marquette Postcard Souvenir Booklet. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad Company; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; postcards
    • Marquette - Aerial view of Marquette, 1881

    • Black and white drawing from 1881 mapping out an aerial view of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks are clearly visible along the harbor. These docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; ore docks; docks; ships; shipping industry; aerial views; maps; mining industry; shorelines; railroads
    • Marquette - Marquette - Loading iron ore at Cleveland Dock

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1863 of the Marquette, Michigan shoreline and harbor, 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,...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; shorelines; railroads; railroad cars; Cleveland Iron Mining Company
    • Detroit - East Warren Avenue looking east near Chrysler Plant

    • Black and white photograph from 1951 showing Warren Avenue E, just north of the Chrysler plant, looking east to Connor Street in Detroit, Michigan. The men walking appear to be automotive workers leaving or going to work at the Chrysler plant.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Warren Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); Chrysler Corporation; automobiles; railroad crossings; automotive industry; people; men; automotive industry workers
    • 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;...
    • 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

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