Great Lakes Ore Docks
By Patrick C. Dorin  


Great Lakes Ore Docks

The Iron Mining industry was extensive throughout the area known as the Lake Superior Iron Ore District, which included Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Ontario and other prominent iron mining regions to the northeast and east of Lake Superior in Ontario as well Quebec and Labrador. All of the iron ore was transported by rail to a wide number of lake ports on Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

This book lists all of the ore docks constructed on the Great Lakes, as well as their operational life span up to the present. Each chapter for each railroad includes the types of ore docks operated, as well as a roster of ore cars from the 1940s to the present, and includes photos of the ore docks and ore cars, ore car schematics and pertinent data. This book can be used as a guide for model railroading. Softbound, 225 b/w photos/illustrations, 128 pages, 8 1/2 x 11".

ISBN: 978-1-58388-202-3

Price: $29.95

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