The Lake Superior iron ore railroads

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Industrial Railroads, Iron ores, Transport
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The World"s Heaviest Trains.This book describes the Iron Ore hauling railroads of the Lake Superior regions.

Statementby Patrick C. Dorin
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
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Open LibraryOL24963956M
OCLC/WorldCa3812104

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Full text of "The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads" See other formats. The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads. Author: DORIN, Patrick C. Title: The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads Publication: Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company, Description: First edition.

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Presently out of print, it is occasionally available at flea markets or on eBay. The Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad's Ore Dock has stood above the waters of Lake Superior for over a hundred years, serving as the gateway to the steel mills for ore from the Marquette Iron.

By Iron ore shipments. View more. View more. Visit our Great Lake Destinations Fun Options and Discovery. Looking for a link, a location, a place to eat or stay on Lake Superior. Find it all in our convenient directory. What Feature. Where. Find. Keep up with the magazine, news and happenings around the Big Lake.

Buy The Lake Superior iron ore railroads by Patrick C. Dorin online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. The Duluth, South Shore Atlantic Railway: A History of the Lake Superior Districts Pioneer Iron Ore Hauler (Railroads Past and Present) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at OF LAKE SUPERIOR IRON Currently the only source of domestic iron ore.

In recent years, Lake Superior ores provided roughly 85% of U.S. demand. Annual production varies but is generally about 50 million tons of concentrate valued at about $2 billion.

The Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railway was organized in as a subsidiary of Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company (now Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.), the iron ore mining the start the railroad's primary business was the transport of iron ore from the Marquette Iron Range, west of Marquette, to docks on Lake Superior from which the ore could be shipped to steel mills on the Headquarters: Marquette, Michigan.

Iron ore cars, better known as simply ore jennies, are a specialized type of hopper car designed exclusively to haul heavy loads of iron ore. The car's history can trace its roots back to the mids although as Mike Schafer notes in his book, "Freight Train Cars," it wasn't until the end of that century when vast veins of ore were discovered in the Upper Midwest did the car become.

Iron and Water is Grant J. Merritt’s memoir of his life’s work on behalf of Minnesota’s people and environment and also the story of a family significant in state history.

Chronicling the discovery of vast iron deposits on the Mesabi Range and the fight to save Lake Superior and Minnesota’s natural riches, Merritt reveals how individuals can change the world.

Downloadable book on the Iron Ore Railroads of Lake Superior. #historybuffs. Description. A trip back to the iron ore & copper mines of the Lake Superior region through postcards, photos, video & film. The video spans the period from the late s to the s and tours the Vermilion, Mesabi and Cuyuna Ranges in Minnesota, the Gogebic and Menominee Ranges in Wisconsin/Michigan, the Marquette Range in Michigan and the Michipicoten and.

Another economical feature of the Lake Superior iron ore trade was its ability to bring coal through the Lakes from Ohio ports on return trips. This made it possible to underwrite some of the costs of ore transportation. The first coal was shipped to the Head of the Lakes in the late s.

Bythe tonnage reached 1, tons annually. The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway: A History of the Lake Superior District’s Pioneer Iron Ore Hauler. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, Gaffney, T.

Michigan Iron Ore By Nels Anderson (14 February ) One drawback to most train-sim routes is the lack of completeness there's always an artificial end of track even though you know in the real world the track continues on. There's not much that can be done about this while modeling typical Class 1 railroads they are just too big for current sim technology.

The gentleman did reference a great book "GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY-Ore Docks of Lake Superior" by Douglass D.

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Addison, Sr. I bought a copy, and also a copy of "Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads" by Patrick C. Dorin. I would recommend both if you are considering a layout built around the Iron Ore business.

On to the "why I am reading this" part. Lake Superior Iron DVD plus Photo CD Book- A trip back to the iron ore & copper mines of the Lake Superior region through postcards, photographs, video and film.

The video spans the period from the late s to the s and tours the Vermilion. The Lake Superior Iron and Chemical Company through the purchase of the properties above described also acquired considerably over two hundred thousand acre.

of timber lands in Michigan and Wisconsin, together with a number of railroads and extensive iron-ore mines in the Lake Superior region. The trust, formally known as Great Northern Iron Ore Properties, owned and mana acres of land along the Mesabi Range.

It leased the land to the iron and steel companies that did the mining. An ore dock is a large structure used for loading ore (typically from railway cars or ore jennies) onto ships, which then carry the ore to steelworks or to transshipment known ore docks were constructed near iron mines on the upper Great Lakes and served the lower Great Lakes.

Ore docks still in existence are typically about 60 feet (18 m) wide, 80 feet (24 m) high. Books Description: This book tells the story of how the Great Northern Railway transported one billion tons of iron ore from the Northern Minnesota mines to Kelly Lake and on the ore docks at Allouez, Wisconsin on Lake Superior.

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The Escanaba and Lake Superior Railroad (reporting mark ELS) is a privately held shortline railroad that operates miles ( km) of track in Northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Its main line runs miles ( km) from Rockland, Michigan, to Green Bay, Wisconsin, and it also owns various branch lines and out-of-service arters: Wells, MI. First off, most of the iron ore in the United States is moved in the form of taconite pellets.

Also, the Missabe moved about 3/4's of the usa's iron ore and taconite. Taconite is a low-grade iron ore. When the high-grade natural iron ore was plenitful, taconite was considered a waste rock and not used.[FLS] = Fires in Lake Superior Iron Mines, by Edwin Higgins.

Higgins, Edwin. [FL] = The Fishing Line, by Graydon M. Meints, Michigan State University Press, ©