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Kevin E. Musser

 
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Copper Country Vintage Postcards

My collection of colorized, black/white and color postcards from the turn of the century to the 1960's.  Featuring locations mainly in the Keweenaw but include other locations in Michigan's Upper Peninsula as well, enjoy.

Over 80 postcards and counting, including this one.

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The Entire Collection

Portage Lake showing 
Quincy hill, 
Hancock and Houghton
Campus Grounds,
College of Mining
and Technology,
Houghton
Canadian Locks
Sault Ste. Marie
Bird's eye view
of Hancock, Mi
Barracks at Fort Wilkins
Copper Harbor
Eagle River 
and Dam
Shelden Street
Houghton, Mi
Red Jacket Shaft
Calumet
Quincy Street
Hancock, Mi.
Quincy #2 Tamarack #5
Calumet, Mi
Lighthouse
Eagle Harbor
St. Joseph Hospital
Hancock, Mi.
View of Houghton The Portage Canal
from Hancock
Isle Royal Mine,
Houghton, Mi
Champion Mill
Freda, Mi
C&H Rock House
Calumet, Mi.
Keweenaw Bay 
near L'anse
Arcadian Mine Ahmeek Mine (1955)
The Soo Locks Michigan College of Mines 
Houghton, Mi.
Copper Range docks
Houghton, Mi
Trimountain Ave. 
in South Range 
(1940's)
Trimountain Ave. 
in South Range 
(1963)
Winter scene
on the 
Copper Range
Passenger Steamer
on the Portage
Michigan
Smelter
at Coles Creek
Very nice vintage map of Calumet 1881
Mineral Range Depot, Calumet Keweenaw Central Tourist Railroad Mineral Range Depot, Calumet, in Winter
The 2nd Portage Bridge Marquette & Huron Mt. RR
#1
Marquette & Huron Mt. RR
#2
Marquette & Huron Mt. RR
#3
C&NW Escanaba Depot C&NW Ironwood Depot
Osceola Shaft-Rockhouse #5 Altadoc Pilot House, Copper Harbor Winter on the Copper Range
Michigan Mill, Keweenaw Bay Ontonagon River Bridge, Ontonagon King Copper Motel, Copper Harbor
Early Portage Swing Bridge A view of Lake Linden from the mill An early view from Quincy Hill
Early view of Painesdale along M-26 Highland St. Painesdale The second Painesdale Depot
Shelden Street, Houghton, Early view Esrey Park, Keweenaw County Brockway Mountain Drive
Oak St, Calumet Portage Swing Bridge, Front View Portage Swing Bridge, Front View, further back
Houghton Waterfront Houghton Waterfront, another view Houghton Street, Ontonagon
Winter scene, Lake Shore Drive, Houghton Houghton view in the 1950's Baltic Club House, Baltic
Houghton view in the 1930's Jacobsville Quarry Onigaming Supper Club, Interior View
Snow on the Copper Range, Calumet Travel Rest Cabins on US-41, Houghton Electric Park Dance Pavilion
Electric Park with Trolley Vacationland Motel, Houghton Fisher Hall, MTU
Main Street Ontonagon Portage Lake View Isle Royal Mine
Portage Lift Bridge College Ave. Houghton Another View of the Portage Swing Bridge
The Houghton Amphidrome Another winter scene on the Copper Range C&H Mine Office
Ahmeek Mine #3 & #4 Central Mine Miners Lake Linden / Hubbell High School
Ferry in front of the DSS&A depot in Houghton Engadine Michigan DSS&A Depot Calumet
Copper Range docks Houghton Iron Mine, Iron River Michigan Kingston Mine
Keweenaw Central Railway in Fall Copper Range promo card 1899  
Postcards from the Tom Roberts Collection
Freda Park Beach (Freda spelled incorrectly) Baltic Mining Method Sturgeon River near Houghton
Car at Cloverland Museum, Calumet C&H from the West Lots of Snow
Underground Copper Falls (C&H) Portage Lake Docks