Iron Ore and the Chicago & North Western Railway 1970

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  • Sold Date: Jan 28, 2007
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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

Bristol Mine

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

Sherwood Mine

Iron Ore on the C&NW In 1969

Gross Tons Handles

The New Escanaba Ore Port

Vessel Operations

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

Conversion Tables

Sorry t's no image available for this item but I can guarantee the description is accurate, complete, and that you simply will not be disappointed by this item. If you are a fan of the Chicago Northwestern Railway and/or of the iron mining industry then the facts and information presented in this data will answer questions you never even thought to ask because it's extremely comprehensive.

If you still have a question please email me before you buy. I'll do my best to answer your questions ASAP. Payment by check or money order is fine, checks clear 10 days before shipping otherwise shipment is FAST via Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation and pro-packing.

T hank you and happy bidding on this very useful and interesting item.

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