John Rule driving the sprinkling wagon over the streets of Iron Mountain Institution
Dickinson County Library Subject
Roads -- Dust control Subject
Cities and towns -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula 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 of John Rule driving the sprinkling wagon over the streets of Iron Mountain in an attempt to keep down the dust during the hot, dry summer months. Note the canvas ""coats"" worn by the horses to protect them from the sun and dust.