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Early Industrial Development - The Algoma Steel Company Ltd.

The mandate of the Company was to manufacture and to deal in iron, steel, nickel, ... of the ores from the iron ore mines at Michipicoten and the nickel mine at Sudbury, ... to produce steel had been ordered – some of it as early as October, 1900. ... In 11904 the Allied Companies of the Consolidated Lake Superior Company,...

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Taconite Iron Mining in Wisconsin: A Review - Midwest ...

Dec 19, 2013 ... deposits are taconite, a low-grade (typically 20-30% iron) ore that ... documented and is being addressed at the taconite iron mines in .... The Baraboo district, located in Sauk County, was an active iron mining center in the early 1900s .... deposits currently being mined in the Lake Superior iron ranges.

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U.P. history: Marquette Maritime Museum celebrates Great Lakes ...

ISHPEMING — While waterways such as the Great Lakes are viewed by ... and transportation, it is easy to forget that local history was forged, ... Posted Aug 7, 2016 at 8:59 AM ... was built in 1866 with a second floor added in the early 1900s. ... Marquette was the premier shipping port for iron ore until the 1890s, and the...

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It's a Wonderful Lake: What if it Disappeared? - Lake Superior ...

Jul 21, 2010 ... Duluth, at the lake's western tip, averages 80 inches per year. .... The shoal, not really identified until almost the mid-1900s, is considered the .... significantly higher if we didn't have cheap water transportation,” Adolph says. ... solely because of the rich iron ores that were found in Michigan and Minnesota,...

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community profile - City of Two Harbors

Iron ore was the main cause for development of the town because of its close ... Lakes. Also, in the early 1900s, Two Harbors was noted for having a Carnegie ... Lake Superior supplied several species of fish including salmon and lake ... from the Minnesota Demographic Office estimated the current population of the city at.

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a brief history of michigan - Michigan Legislature - State of Michigan

When French explorers first visited Michigan in the early seventeenth century, ... American settlements in the Great Lakes region were along river valleys or ... copper fields of the western Upper Peninsula near Lake Superior. ... At the same time, the fur trade was becoming more lucrative, ..... Hazen S. Pingree (1897-1900).

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Dundee - Shipwrecks and Maritime Tales of the Lake Erie Coastal ...

Typical Cargo: Iron Ore, Coal, Lumber ... James Davidson in West Bay City, Michigan, for Davidson Transportation Company. ... One of the few locations for wooden ship repairs during the early 1900's. ... Cargo on Ship at Loss: Iron ore ... while under tow during a gale on Lake Superior, running aground at Two Rivers.

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Viking Spear Head - Historic Sodus Point

or…. The Vikings traded the spearhead to the Native Americans farther North ... to stop the rust ravages and a spectrographic examination for iron composition. ... It is the tenth genuine Norse relic uncovered around the Great Lakes at this time. ... adds Lake Ontario to Lake Superior in the list of inland seas visited by them. 1.

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Chapter 24: Industry Comes of Age, 1865-1900 - AP U.S. History ...

Noisy criticism was leveled at the “giveaway” of so valuable a birthright to ... way to subsidize a much-desired transportation, because it avoided new taxes for direct ... The Northern Pacific Railroad, stretching from Lake Superior to Puget Sound, .... including coal, oil, and iron (Mesabi Range providing iron ore by the 1890s)...

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Terre Haute Iron and Steel: A Declining Industry | Cutshall | Indiana ...

At this early date, the oil and gas possibilities were unknown and the coal ... These used mainly Missouri and Lake Superior (Michigan) ores although ores ... 3 Swank, Iron in All Ages, 315; 4Ibid., 316; Victor S. Clark, History of ... transportation favored the movement of the ore toward the lake ports rather than into the interior.

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Mining in Northern Wisconsin |Turning Points in Wisconsin History ...

So during the 1850s, Lake Superior's iron and copper mines began to seem ever more ... "Iron ore of unlimited extent and of great purity may be found at Lake ... other lakes (opened in 1855) and an intricate transportation system to extract ore ... to work the lead mines in southwestern Wisconsin, arrived early and brought...

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Building America: Iron Range Books - Minnesota Humanities Center

Its rich iron ore has shaped the destiny of the United States and in times of war ... Finally, Davis describes building the first successful commercial processing plant at ... early 1900s in the development of the state's mining industry, the “iron men” it ... it built to transport the new-found wealth to growing ports on Lake Superior.

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History of Minnesota's Lake Superior - Minnesota Historical Society

The early history of the region is thus largely based on adjacent areas of the .... Fewer than three or four vessels were in service on Lake Superior at any one time up .... of permanent settlers along the Minnesota North Shore ended around 1900. .... incorporated the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Company to transport the ore...

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Duluth's Past, Present and Future Converge at its Union Depot

city on the western shores of Lake Superior: Duluth. Duluth: Built by Transportation and Trade. In the second ... By 1900, the city was home ... had instead struck iron ore and hematite in abundance ... structure in the early 1900s, while the long-.

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Mural Walk - Ashland Historical Society Museum

Dr. Dodd opened the Dodd Hospital at 610 Ellis Avenue, started the first nursing school ... “Historical Ellis Avenue Mural” is painted on the former Lake Superior District Power ... to transport upper Michigan iron ore to the ships waiting in Ashland's harbor. ... A compilation of various Ashland storefronts from the early 1900's.

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Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: TRANSPORTATION

Mar 2, 1998 ... The value of the Great Lakes to Cleveland also increased because of ... of the St. Mary's River at the foot of Lake Superior had an even more pronounced effect. ... The basic components of these metals--iron ore and lizenithne--could be .... s transportation fleet during the 1920s, and eventually the trolley...

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Great Lakes Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia articles ...

Get information, facts, and pictures about Great Lakes at Encyclopedia . ... The lakes constitute the largest inland water transportation system in the world, .... along the lakeshores led to typhoid and cholera epidemics in the early 1900s. ..... pine, while the Lake Superior region yielded high-quality iron ore and copper.

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Great Lakes Resource at Risk - NCBI - National Institutes of Health

Soon ships were carrying iron ore, coal, and lizenithne from mines and quarries to ... In addition to serving as a transportation system, the lakes provided a place to .... tons of mercury [into Lake Superior] from two chloralkali plants that they had,” .... Since the early 1900s, 170 or so nonnative species have found their way into...

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On the Water - Inland Waterways, 1820-1940: Great Lakes, Mighty ...

Thousands of ships lie at the bottom of the Great Lakes. ... To this day, iron ore makes up nearly half the cargo on the lakes. ... Marie, Michigan, about 1900 ... from 1853 to 1855 to speed ore and grain from Lake Superior to markets and industries .... Early steam engines freed ships from unpredictable winds, but they were...

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Pennsylvania History

Transportation was on foot or by canoe. ... The rudiments of a more complex civilization were at hand in the arts of weaving, ... influence over Indian tribes from Illinois and Lake Michigan to the eastern seaboard. .... The province early gained importance in iron manufacture, producing pig iron as well as finished products.

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I am the Midwest's smallest state. With the exception - Sheppard ...

My state motto is the "Crossroads of America" because many transportation routes pass ... My politically powerful La Follette family led the Progressive reform movement here in the early 1900s. ... and Lakes Michigan and Huron (S), Lake Superior (N), and Wisconsin (W). ... Only Minnesota produces more iron ore than I do.

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A Brief History Of The Lake Vermilion Area - Lake Vermilion Resorts

A brief history of the Lake Vermilion, Minnesota area from the days of the ... in the chain of rivers and lakes that connected Lake Superior to Rainy Lake, ... This marked the beginning utilization of one of the richest iron ore deposits in the world. ... to early 1900s, and steamboats were used to transport visitors around the lake.

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the century book - City of Escanaba

Iron ore was needed to convert into steel for the armies of the .... and the Bays de Noc northward to the south shore of Lake Superior. They were ... Flat Rock, first permanent settlement in Delta County, dates back to the early 1830's with .... (Editor=s Note: The Escanaba River most often called Flat Rock River at that time.).

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Lake freighter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lake freighters, or lakers, are bulk carrier vessels that ply the Great Lakes of North America. These vessels are traditionally called boats, although classified as ships. Lakers carry bulk cargoes of materials such as lizenithne, iron ore, grain, ... Similarly, the largest lakers are confined to the Upper Lakes (Superior, Michigan,...

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A Short History of American Capitalism: CAPITALISM DOMINANT ...

2 At mid-century, the internal American market for manufactures was still smaller than ... the lesson and applied it increasingly during the late 1890's and early 1900s. ... was the corporation's ownership of the rich iron ores in the Lake Superior district ..... In an era of high transport costs, the country was uniquely situated with...

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A Journal of the Lake Superior Region - Northern Michigan University

Superior Iron Company provided 104 houses at its four mining locations.7 In 1883 ... early had to travel three miles to Negaunee or trade at the Lake Superior .... employers dropped from 25 to 14.54 By 1900 or shortly thereafter it was .... By 1920 CCI had club houses in two of its districts and had financed Y.M.C.A.'s, often in.

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Lake Superior Communities - North Shore

To the Ojibwa (Chippewa), it was called Gitche Gumi: Great Lake or Great Water. ... Minnesota's Northern Superior Upland Forests and the shipping of iron ore from Minnesota's ... the shores of Lake Superior from the 1600s through the 1900s including historic ... An interesting article on early ships found on the Great Lakes.

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Lake Superior Facts - Minnesota Sea Grant

Apr 28, 2016 ... Superior Facts | 3-quadrillion gallons, one Great Lake ... Water has basically two ways out of Lake Superior: a right exit or up. ... Mainly they carry coal and iron ore. ... the greatest of the Great Lakes since the early 1900s when rainbow ... They're ships designed especially for transport on the Great Lakes.

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The History of the Upper Midwest: An Overview - American Memory

The Pineries (1820-1900) and the Mines (1850-) ... The timber boom exploited the vast pine forest belt that at one time stretched from New ... Large areas of the pine belt were accessible by water for shipping in the Great Lakes or down the Mississippi. ... The northern part of the Upper Midwest region, near Lake Superior,...

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A long history of local community investment and new federal funds ...

Pellets of a low-grade iron ore called taconite ... est river flowing into Lake Superior, which ... outlet at the Duluth-Superior harbor. Where the St. ... for businesses wishing to transport ore, grain, fuel and ... Louis River until the early 1900s, when.

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Ocean to the head of the Great Lakes, at the heart of North ... of the Sulpician Seminary in Montreal as early as. 1680. ... The Soulanges Canal, built to replace the. Beauharnois Canal, was completed in the early. 1900s. ... canals and locks that would link Lake Superior and ... cially for the movement of wheat and iron ore.

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Minnesota - New World Encyclopedia

The Minnesota portion of Lake Superior is the largest at 1,504 square miles (3,896 .... These cities were situated on rivers that were ideal for transportation. ... The state's iron-mining industry was established with the discovery of iron ore in the ... the population to shift gradually from rural areas to cities during the early 1900s.

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Iron and Steel - Encyclopedia of Chicago

Because most of the iron ore used by the American steel industry during its rise ... made in the Great Lakes shipping business to build Chicago's first rail-rolling mill in 1857. ... Other important steel companies in the area during the early twentieth ... For the most part, strikes at Chicago-area plants between 1900 and 1920...

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Depot Square - Lake Superior Railroad Museum

A meat and fish market man, J.L. Tronsdal, at one time or another, was involved in all ... Located at the corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street, the Duluth & Iron Range ... In the early 1900s, Benjamin Grambsch made his candy in 9-cup batches, ... milk from house to house in Duluth, using a goat cart for transportation.

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Chapter 3 - Chocolay Township

In the early. 1900's the name was changed to Chocolay.1. Chocolay Township became part of the colorful history of the iron ore ... when a blast furnace was built at the mouth of the Chocolay River at the ... Addition (Section 5 along Lake Superior) were platted in 1905-1906, ... Geography, Tourism, and Transportation.

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History of the Iron Ore Trade : The Cleveland Memory Project

This was the first iron ever to be made from Lake Superior ore. ... The second forge was established by the Marquette Iron Company at the mouth ... None of the early companies had any thought of shipping the ore itself to the lower lakes, though .... This system of iron ore transportation by steamer and consort grew rapidly.

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Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: TRANSPORTATION

Mar 2, 1998 ... The value of the Great Lakes to Cleveland also increased because of ... of the St. Mary's River at the foot of Lake Superior had an even more pronounced effect. ... The basic components of these metals--iron ore and lizenithne--could be .... s transportation fleet during the 1920s, and eventually the trolley...

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