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    • Strip of Tickets

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • A strrip of tickets dated feb 7, 1899 for Hackock to Calumet Railroad. All are numbered 0 for Mills to houghton, Hancock to Mills, Houghton to Hancock and Mills to Hancock
    • Hancock - commencing this

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 14, 1889 Monday

      Hancock - Commencing this evening the MR and the H&C change the time of their evening trains so that they will connect with the South Shore train when it...
    • Engine No. 8

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Hancock and Calumet Railroad locomotive no. 8 the ""Delaware"", built by Baldwin in November of 1891 under construction no. 12335. Unknown photographer in the mid 1890's shows the train approaching the Mineral Range Railroad crossing near Osceola,...
    • Hancock, Apr.2

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Tne Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      April 30, 1887
      Saturday

      Hancock, Apr. 27 - The DSS&A will run a Sunday train from
      Houghton to Marquette after May 1.

      DSS&A
      Passenger
    • Excursion Train

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: Daily Mining Gazette
      Houghton, Mi.
      October 14, 1979

      October 14, 1887

      An excursion train of some 12 coaches out of Marquette to Hancock on the old MH&O, the ex South Shore, now the Soo Line. Object of the visit was to...
    • Portage bridge with span open

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo of the Portage Lake bridge between the cities of Houghton (on the South) and Hancock, Michigan (on the North) was taken from Hancock looking South to Houghton. Note that the turn-table span is open as for a vessel to pass. Built in...
    • Birds eye view of Portage Lake

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • This photo taken from atop the hill behind Hancock shows both Hancock (foreground) and Houghton (across the lake) and the Portage Lake. Note the Scott Hotel in the foreground and the passenger/Freight vessel at the Houghton Dock.
    • Second bridge

    • Bridges, Portage Lake (Houghton County, Mich.)
    • Photo of the second bridge to connect Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. Photo looking South from Hancock to Houghton. The train tracks in the foreground show how the lower level of the bridge is used for train traffic while the upper level is used...
    • Williams Album 0 : p. 53

    • Rotary Club (Hancock & Houghton, Mich.)
    • Newspaper clippings, ticket, and funeral program (1935, 1937). Page is hand numbered ""53"". -- Dec., 1937. Hancock and Houghton Rotary clubs will dine at Douglass House, entertained by Copper Country Cornish Carol choir, Rev. Robert D. Richards of...
    • Snow banks

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Snow banks along the Hancock & Calumet Railroad in the Copper Country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where three hundred inches of snow is not unusual.
    • Engines

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Engines of the Hancock and Calumet Railroad in the Copper Country. Note that cow catchers have become permanently installed snow plows.

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