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5 edition of Minnesota-Ontario iron ore railroads found in the catalog.

Minnesota-Ontario iron ore railroads

by Patrick C. Dorin

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by TLC Pub. in Lynchburg, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota.,
  • Ontario.,
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads, Industrial -- Minnesota.,
    • Railroads, Industrial -- Ontario.,
    • Iron ores -- Transportation -- Minnesota.,
    • Iron ores -- Ontario -- Transportation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick C. Dorin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF677 .D665 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3572355M
      ISBN 101883089735
      LC Control Number2002101474
      OCLC/WorldCa52304785

      Soon after that, the rest of the Merritt family got involved, including five brothers and some nephews. In , the brothers drilled their first successful mine, which would eventually become Mountain Iron. The brothers could not transport the ore, however, since no railroads yet ran out to the Mesabi Range. Gohmann and Associates-RailMode, Inc. proudly offers a collection of railroad memorabilia including Christmas cards, videos, books, calendars, model trains, audio recordings, prints and other memorabilia in addition to a variety of professional railroad consulting services such as appraisals of rail properties and assets, business, operations, and budget planning, employee relations, knowledge.

      Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroad by Patrick C. Dorin Listed under American Railroads. Monacans and Miners: Native American and Coal Mining Communities in Appalachia (Hardcover) by Samuel R. Cook Monacans and Miners: Native American and Coal Mining Communities in Appalachia (Paperback) by Samuel R. Cook.   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 .

      Patrick C. Dorin’s most popular book is American Passenger Trains: WWII to Amtrak. Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads by. Patrick C. Dorin. Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads by. Patrick C. Dorin. liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to. The discovery of iron ore on the Mesabi Range can hardly be credited to one person. In , however, it was the family of Lewis Merritt that found merchantable ore and opened the Mesabi to industry. Within three years, they owned several mines and had built a railroad leading to immense ore docks in Duluth. On the cusp of controlling a mining empire in northern Minnesota, they lost everything.


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Paperback A companion volume to the Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, the author takes a look at the history, operations, and equipment of the railroads that moved iron ore from mines in Minnesota and Northern Ontario to railroads on Lake Superior.4/5(1).

Summary: "A companion volume to the Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, the author takes a look at the history, operations, and equipment of the railroads that moved iron ore from mines in Minnesota and Northern Ontario to railroads on Lake Superior.

Minnesota - Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, Patrick Dorin, TLC, - The softcover book has pages with black & white photos. Covers Minnesota and Ontario Minnesota-Ontario iron ore railroads book operations, including DM&IR.

This book is an informative, easy to read book that also offers numerous classic pictures of several railroads as they move iron ore through the remote region of Upper Peninsula Michigan.

Short lines and regionals are the back bone of the rail industry and this book does a good job of documenting those lines - some of which are fallen flags/5(3).

A BEAUTIFUL & COMPREHENSIVE PHOTO STORY Of TheMINNESOTA~ONTARIO IRON ORE RAILROADS Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore RailroadsAuthor: PATRICK C DORINA MUST HAVE BOOK FOR OWNER'S, RESTORER'S & ENTHUSIAST'S THIS GREAT HARDBOUND BOOK MAKES A WONDERFUL GIFT A companion volume to the Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, the author takes a look at the history, operations, and equipment of the railroads that moved iron ore from mines in Minnesota.

A companion volume to the Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, the author takes a look at the history, operations, and equipment of the railroads that moved iron ore from mines in Minnesota and Northern Ontario to railroads on Lake Superior. Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads ~ by Patrick C Dorin Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads " the author takes a look at the history, operations, and equipment of the railroads that moved iron ore from mines in Minnesota and Northern Ontario to railroads on Lake Superior.

The first shipment of iron ore from the large Soudan Mine took place on J Illinois Steel acquired the railroad in The DM&N was formed in to haul ore from Mountain Iron to Superior and Duluth. The railroad shipped iron ore to Superior for the first time the following year. The oldest of the DM&IR parent lines was the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad (reporting mark: D&IR), founded on December 21 st,by a Michigan-based syndicate led by Peter Mitchell.

After the United States Civil War, Mitchell spent time exploring the eastern end of the Mesabi Range in Minnesota in search of iron ore. Published on C. Vision Productions takes you back in time to view ore hauling railroads from Minnesota and Michigan in the late 's to the mid 's from the films of Robert C.

"A companion volume to the author's Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads, this all new book looks at the history, operations and equipment of the railroads that funnelled iron ore form mines in Minnesota and Northern Ontario to railroads on Lake Superior. Used Books. Foreign Railroads. Gift Certificates.

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Price. Your Price: $ Availability: Part Number: Quantity Add to Cart. Review this item. Add to Wish List. Rich iron ore deposits were first discovered in the Upper Peninsula in the s, and remain a significant source of wealth for the state. By the s Michigan was the largest supplier of iron ore in the United States.

Railroads would haul ore from the mines to great ore docks on the Great Lakes in places such as Escanaba and Marquette, where it would be loaded on ore freighters and.

Iron ore had been a particularly plentiful commodity to ship from the Iron Range region, with the seven railroads serving Duluth in the hauling more than 7 billion pounds of freight.

[2] The Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway was chartered on Febru[3] then incorporated in May [4] by the Merritt brothers of Duluth. The history of the ore boom on the Iron Range and the role railroads played In this history of the ore boom on the Iron Range and the role railroads played, Frank King tells the complete story of the DM&IR: its construction, early operation, line extensions, passenger service, rolling stock, steam locomotives, and today’s modern diesels.

minnesota-ontario iron ore railroads book by pc dorin slightly used very co. $ $ shipping. or best offer. mth premier great northern tank car nib rated c9 factory new. $ $ shipping. or best offer. mth premier d & h gondola with junk load car nib rated c9 factory new. John White, Jr. notes in his book, "The American railroad Freight Car," the earliest known cars ever used were plucked from the Trent River (Ontario) in and appear to date to around The nation's first iron ore road, the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic, began operations around Marquette, Michigan in   Schefferville was built by the Iron Ore Company of Canada to facilitate mining in the s.

After the closure of the area’s I.O.C. mines in the s, the company had no. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Minnesota-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads by Patrick C.

Dorin (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway (DM&IR) was a Minnesota institution that played a vital role in our country's steel production.

While several Midwestern carriers moved iron ore in some capacity only the Missabe Road did so on a grand scale along a condensed network of just a few hundred miles.

Its main lines fanned out northward from docks situated at Duluth and Two Harbors to serve. The ore car began as a relatively short foot standard, owing to the weight of iron ore and the wood construction of cars in the 's. Both railroads rostered wooden ore cars, some built by local shops, some by Pullman Standard.

By the 's, demand for volume of ore was such that the first steel cars were received.The real railroad, as well as any other Great Lakes ore hauling road like the GN, Soo, NP, etc.

had to contend with a HUGE variety of ore grades (composition) arriving in its ore cars. The various grades had to be matched with steel mill orders, and thus, the lading of ore boats.Author of Commuter railroads, Louisville & Nashville passenger trains, Lines East (Great Northern), Chicagoland Commuter Railroads, The Lake Superior iron ore railroads, Chicago & North Western passenger train equipment, Great Northern Lines East, The Grand Trunk Western Railroad.