Events: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Events from yesterday:

  • Trains
  • 1899

    The Houghton County Street Railway Company incorporates, an electric railroad, opens in 1901.

Events for today:

  • Copper Rush
  • 1844

    Col. A.B. Gray and Mr. Schlatter arrive at Copper Harbor Mineral Agency and begin to survey Keweenaw Point

  • Shipwrecks
  • 1871

    The Portage Lake Mining Gazette reported that the iron side-wheeler India had earlier become disabled off Eagle Harbor but had been repaired

  • 1897

    While caught in a heavy fog the steamers Selwyn Eddy and Mariposa collided near Manitou Island but both survived.

  • 1901

    The whaleback barge Whaleback No. 131 hit the reef near Copper Harbor in a fog but was later freed by tugs.

Events for tomorrow

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