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    • Engine House at copper mine

    • Transportation, Railroads, Copper Country
    • Photo of the engine house at one of the copper mines. Steam engines ran the hoisting drum that raised and lowered skip cars and man cages into the mines. Railroad car is likely a coal car as coal was commonly used as boiler fuel at these...
    • All bosh

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      January 19, 1889

      "All Bosh"

      A putative newspaper at St. Ignace, having announced with flaring headlines that the MStP&SSM line, commonly known as the Soo Line, has secured the right to...
    • Iron Range & Huron Bay

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      September 26, 1891

      The Iron Range & Huron Bay

      Mr. Sanford Keeler, superintendent of the Flint & Pere Marquette RR., has accepted the position of superintendent of construction of the...

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