History of Chassell in Pictures

Worchester Lumber Camp 1920-21
Photo courtesy of Leslie Gerard; her father, James Howard Gerard, was born in the cabin with the X on the roof.

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Chassell News in 1899

About 1900

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Chassell Main Street

About 1910
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Chassell Main Street

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Rail Road Depot in Chassell


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Chassell Depot

c 1900
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Electric Park 
is this the Electric park in Jacobsville?


Dr. Percy Willson,
Chassell Physician from 1900 to1950 or 52? 
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  Dr. Percy H. Willson, born 1876 in Lisbonell, Ont, Canada, played on the first Portage Lake Hockey teams 1899-1902.  This Portage Lake team became the first Professional Hockey team in the World and formed a league called the International Hockey League. After the team turned pro, Percy was a referee for their games.

Dr PH Willson's College Hockey Team: 
Detroit Medical College (UofM) Hockey team in 1896

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Back Row L to Rt: E.C. Hay, F.J. Boles, P.H. Wilson. 
Middle Row: W.R. Randolph,  T.J. Kirby, E.W. Mechlebourgh, T.F. Mills.
Front: F.W. MacDonald.


Dr PH Willson's College Hockey Team: 
Detroit Medical College (UofM) Hockey team in 1897
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Standing L-Rt: F.J. Boles, J.L. Gibson, E.C. Hay.
Seated L-Rt: F.J. Buggins, W.F. MacDonald, P.H. Wilson.
Front L-Rt: F.W. MacDonald, W.R. Randolph. 

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Clayton Frantti Retires after 36 years


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Chassell House
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Sturgeon River Lumber Company
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Sturgeon River Lumber Company
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Calumet Ave. Chassell
R Wilkensin Store


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Logs Floated on Pilgrim River
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Worchester Shingle Mill

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Chassell Mercantile Flour Delivery
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Ice Harvest on Chassell Bay
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Misslitz Ice business
27 November 1915

AL Wright Shipwreck at South Entry
The Pointer, a boat built at South Entry

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19-- First Baseball Team

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!924-25 Basketball Team

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19-- Chassell Hockey Team
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1955-56 Youth Hockey Team
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1960's Chassell Hockey Team

1955-56 State Champs
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1956-57 State Champs
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1957-58 State Champs
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Chassell High School


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