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Bizarro Detroit: 1904

Bizarro Detroit: 1904

        Fast-forward one year: The Detroit hard at work.

Ecorse, Michigan, 1904. "Great Lake Engineering Works. Steamer Detroit, Michigan Central Transfer, stern quarter." Or would that be Tiorted? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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