View of a portion of Metropolitan's business district in Felch Township Institution
Dickinson County Library Subject
Railroad stations Subject
Felch (Mich.) Item Number
Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3 Description
Photograph, taken in 1902, of a portion of Metropolitan's business district. Businesses (right to left) include the Chicago & North-Western Railway Depot, the Western Union office, an ice house and a store building in which the post office was located. Notice the elevated board sidewalk used to facilitate loading and unloading supplies from railroad cars, an the early handcar in the foreground. ""Metropolitan"" is printed on the photograph.