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THE MISSABE ROAD .THE DULUTH, MISSABE AND IRON RANGE RAILWAY

King, Frank A.

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ISBN 10: 0870950401 / ISBN 13: 9780870950407
Editore: Golden West Books, San Marino, CA, 1972
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The construction, the early operations, line extensions, passenger service, rolling stock, the steam locomotives, and the modern diesels. 224 pages of text, photographs, maps, and rosters. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket with a hint of wear at the head of the spine panel. Codice inventario libreria 32129

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Titolo: THE MISSABE ROAD .THE DULUTH, MISSABE AND ...

Casa editrice: Golden West Books, San Marino, CA

Data di pubblicazione: 1972

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

Edizione: First edition, first printing.

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In 1865, the nation's largest iron ore deposits were discovered in northern Minnesota, and life in the area was irrevocably altered as an economic boom transformed the region. In the 1880s and 1890s, two railroads, the Duluth and Iron Range Rail Road and the Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway (which later merged), moved massive shipments of ore to the docks on Lake Superior. The Missabe Road 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. Frank King examines underground and open pit mining operations, modern-day taconite mining, the handling and transportation of ore to the docks, and the loading of boats.

About the Author:

Frank A. King (1923-1985) worked for the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway for his entire career, retiring as senior industrial engineer.

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