Month: May 2015

Industry

Lighthouses of the Copper Country

When the Keweenaw’s copper riches were first discovered, the peninsula was a remote and wild place hundreds of miles from…
Industry

Boston’s Mill

The Albany and Boston’s arrival to the marshy lands north of Hancock ushered in a major transformation to the once…
Boston

Through Good Times and Bad

Today it is nothing more then a small collection of houses lining a desolate and quite stretch of road. It…
HCTC

Snow and Ice

Photo courtesy Superiorland Library Cooperative, Andrew C. Curto Collection The Houghton County Street Railway was not incredibly remarkable , it…
HCTC

A Trolley Ride (p11)

After leaving Mohawk it took us another hour to make the return trip back to the Calumet metropolitan area. As…
HCTC

A Trolley Ride (p10)

Over the course of the summer of 1908 a five mile extension of track was built along the Houghton County…
HCTC

A Trolley Ride (p9)

Moving past the Florida car barn and substation the street railway enters the population center of the entire peninsula –…