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
Photograph of the Reath's Crossing School, built in 1879, serving families with children living on the State Road. The distance to Vulcan was too far to walk and children would have had to cross the river. Farmers involved in constructing this schoolhouse included James Rice, Eugene Liberty and Richard Reath.