Vol XV #273 – Powering Down

Report #5383 Photo: LR_12-26-15


LR 12-26-2015EPP0097


6:00 am ~ 42° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: South at 5 mph ~ Humidity:90%
Sunrise is at 8:20 am ~ Ave. Low is 21° ~ Record Low is -5° (1983)
3:00 pm. ~ 51° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: S SE at 13 gusting to 23 mph ~ Humidity:87%
Sunset is at 5:07 pm ~ Ave. High is 32° ~ Record High is 48° (1988) 
Moonphase: Waning gibbous ~ Pressure: 29.36 in ~ Dew Point: 47° ~ Visibility: 9 Miles 
Daylight: 8 Hrs, 47 Mns
Snow or snow showers will become mixed with rain at times around 6:45pm. Cloudy. Temperatures slowly falling to near 36F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 90%.

(Report by Jim) Still a blackout in Leland. Today’s photos are by Erhardt Peters, turn of the century photographer from Ludington and Leland. Fishing was year-round as long as the ice was passable. And if the ice wasn’t passable, they made it passable. According to Joel Petersen, the rocking made it easier to move through the ice. This is circa 1930’s

(Report by Keith -12/26/15  Still a lot power out in the area along with cable



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Sara Leeland
Sara Leeland
8 years ago

My father (the original Van to come to Leland) talked about these older days in fishing country. Thanks for pictures of them!

Jim in ADA
Jim in ADA
8 years ago

Love the historic photos !

Dick ,in Rankin
8 years ago

When men were men.