Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-ngp-H004-02-0013_u.jpg

    This is an image of the Western House in 1905.   This hotel was located in Brighton, Michigan near the railroad and depended on the passengers for business.
  • HCDL-ngp-H004-02-0023_u.jpg

    This photograph shows the Pere Marquette Depot in Brighton, Michigan, during the Brighton Homecoming, August 21 & 22, 1907.

    The participants arriving for the Homecoming are unknown.
  • HCDL-ngp-H004-02-0033_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of the Père Marquette Depot, Brighton, Michigan.

    Date of photograph unknown.
  • HCDL-ngp-I001-01-0043_u.jpg

    This is an aerial view of Howell Electric Motors, Company, Electric Apparatus, 409 Roosevelt Street, Howell, Michigan,  1960.

    This photograph looks northeast; north of the plant is Mt. Olivet Cemetery, and Thompson Lake.  Visible just south of the plant is the Ann Arbor Railroad Tracks, intersected by Roosevelt Street.
  • HCDL-ngp-L004-01-0009_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of the carriage taking passengers from the Railroad Depot to Livingston Hotel, Howell, Michigan.

    The date of the photograph is unknown.  The exact location is unknown.
  • HCDL-ngp-L005-01-0019_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of Wright's Planing Mill, located on South Michigan Avenue, south of Pere Marquette Railroad Depot, Howell, Michigan.

    According to David Finney, "Images of America: Howell", John W. Wright first built a mill on Clinton Street between Walnut and Center Streets in 1869.  After it burned down in 1875, he built this planing mill on South Michigan Avenue where he and his sons operated a business until Wright's death.  The business made doors, blinds, moldings, sahes and dressing lumber for foilding purposes.  

    The year of this photograph is unknown.

    1910 Sanborn map of area with Wright's Planing Mill
  • HCDL-ngp-S003-06-0018_u.jpg

    Art Garland Group of Salesmen for Garlands Mens Wear, Howell, Michigan, 1911-1916

    Ann Arbor Railroad McKeen Motor Cars shed is in background.

    unknown date and people and exact location
  • HCDL-ngp-S004-02-0017_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of West Main Street, Brighton, Michigan, looking west.  In the background, the railroad crossing is noted.

    The date of the photograph is unknown.   
  • HCDL-ngp-S004-05-0003_u.jpg

    This photograph was taken in 1902 and depicts the digging of the footings in preparation for a new bridge to cross the Ann Arbor Railroad Tunnel at East Street (Division Street, Michigan Avenue).

    As noted in the December 17th, 1902 edition of the Livingston Republican, "The abutements for the new steel bridge over the tunnel near the Baptist Church are being placed.  The work grading down the sides of the tunnel continues".  

    The new steel bridge was constructed elsewhere and brought to the site to be completed.
  • HCDL-ngp-T004-07-0001_u.jpg

    Chesapeake & Ohio Train Hit Car, killed 1, at Michigan Ave. in Howell, Michigan - 1955

    unknown date and person
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