The title of this item is "Iron Ore and the Chicago & North Western Railway." It's dated 10-1-70 and is a copy of an official document prepared by the CNW C&NW to detail all facets of its iron ore and taconite hauling business including the processing plants in Michigan and Wisconsin. Item is primarily text and data with supporting charts and maps 8.5" x 11" about 85 pages in a clear front binder and this copy is as clear and legible as was the original. This particular copy was made for the CNW's Chief Mechanical Officer's office and they received this copy Nov. 24, 1970. This is an informational and statistical Holy Grail of iron ore data for the C&NW, really cool stuff.
The table of contents lists the following topics covered IN DETAIL inside this iron ore manifesto:
What Is Happening In Iron Ore And Its Transportation. . .
The Changing Industry
Iron Ore in the 1970s
Map, The Lake Superior Iron Ore District
The Michigan Ranges (Separate pages on Marquette, Menominee, Gogebic Ranges)
Black River Falls, Wisconsin
Iron Ore Shipping Properties
BRF Mine and Plant
Eagle Mills Improvement Plant
Eagle Mills Pellet Plant
Empire Mine and Pellet Plant
Homer and Waseca Mines
Humboldt Mine and Pellet Plant
Pioneer Pellet Plant
Republic Mine and Pellet Plant
Iron Ore on the C&NW In 1969
Gross Tons Handles
The New Escanaba Ore Port
Cargoes and Destinations
Comparative Port Time and Cargo Sites
Escanaba Ore Port Statistics
Iron Ore Cars - Escanaba Service
Transportation and Handling Charges
Lake Vessel Transportation Charges
Iron Ore Prices
Ice Breaking Activity
The Outlook For Year-Round Lake Shipping
New Bulk Lake Carriers
The New Threatening Competition
Important Terms Used in Mining
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