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The Missabe Road

the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway

by Frank Alexander King

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duluth, Missabe, and Iron Range Railway

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank A. King.
    SeriesThe Fesler-Lampert Minnesota heritage book series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.D85 K56 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3567264M
    ISBN 100816640831
    LC Control Number2002045595
    OCLC/WorldCa51519845

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    #04 - Class V1 and V2 Flat Cars and Gondolas - Steam Era $ #05 - Wood Box Cars - Steam Era. The was the first "Yellowstone"-type steam locomotive delivered to the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range, and the first to be road tested out of Two Harbors. This view shows the locomotive en route to the DM&IR, wearing a "Baldwin Locomotive Works" banner,

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The Missabe Road by Frank Alexander King Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Missabe Road, Frank King, Golden West Publishing, - Written by Frank King while an employee of the DM&IR, and at their direction, this book is the de facto standard of Missabe information. Reprinted in by University of Minnesota Press as a softcover book. Out-of-print copies are occasionally available at flea markets or on eBay.

The Missabe Road tells the complete story of the DM&IR: its construction, early operation, line extensions, passenger service, rolling stock, steam locomotives, and today's modern diesels.

Frank King examines underground and open pit mining operations, modern-day taconite mining, the handling and transportation of ore to the docks, and the /5(7).

The Missabe Road: The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota The Missabe Road book by King, Frank A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. King’s book takes the story of the Missabe Road down to the present day with a chapter on the development of the taconite industry.

But those early depots, the single tracks, the crews on the ore trains and the pictures of the hard rock miners are the ones that arouse admiration for these adventures. Inthe nation's largest iron ore deposits were discovered in northern Minnesota, and life in the area was irrevocably altered as an economic boom transformed the region.

In the s and s, two railroads, the Duluth and The Missabe Road book Range Rail Road and the Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway (which later merged), moved massive shipments of ore to the docks on Lake Superior. The Missable Road: The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway by King, Frank A.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Missabe Road. Sun, — mspanton. Layout tour; Here starts a recap of the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway, known by Railroaders as The Missabe, as it exists in my basement. Frank King's book on the Missabe, and visiting the shuttered.

Excellent picture book, with a fine narrative history of the Missabe Road, its predecessors, and their clients.

I know this material fairly well, but Leopard managed to occasionally surprise me. This short review has also been published on a dabbler's journal. Read full review4/5(1). In his book, "The Missabe Road: The Duluth, Missabe And Iron Range Railway," Frank King details how a gold rush hit Minnesota's Lake Vermilion region in when prospectors claimed they had stumbled upon the precious metal.

This hope turned out to. Duluth, Missabe, & Northern Railway (DM&N) Discovery of iron ore near Tower, Minnesota, in led to the beginnings of the Missabe Road, a railroad many considered the jewel of the Twin Ports. The line was named for the Mesabi Range of northeastern Minnesota, the largest deposit of iron ore in the United States.

Books Logos Railfanning Oliver Mining Modeling. General Info HO Scale Road No. Class Wheels Acq'd Retired Notes Image (click to enlarge) M3: Yellowstone: M3: Missabe Railroad Historical Society W.

Michigan Street Duluth, MN The Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway (DM&N) was a railroad company in the U.S.

state of was one of the earliest iron ore hauling railroads of the area, said to have built the largest iron ore docks in the world, and later was one of the constituent railroads in the merger that formed the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway.

History. Home / Blogs / mspanton's blog / The Missabe Road. The Missabe Road. Sun, — mspanton. Layout tour; Here starts a recap of the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway, known by Railroaders as The Missabe, as it exists in my basement. Here's a snippet from page of that book.

The Missabe Road tells the complete story of the DM&IR: its construction, early operation, line extensions, passenger service, rolling stock, steam locomotives, and today's modern diesels. Frank King examines underground and open pit mining operations, modern-day taconite mining, the handling and transportation of ore to the docks, and the.

Details about The Missabe Road, Frank King. Hard Cover Book with Dust Jacket 1st Edition The Missabe Road, Frank King. Hard Cover Book with Dust Jacket 1st Edition The Missabe Road by Frank A.

King. Golden West Books. Dust jacket is taped together, binding shows some shelf wear. Inside is unmarked and hardly read. Inside Seller Rating: % positive. The Missabe's main ore sorting yard in in the booming town of Proctor, MN. The South end had the steam loco backshop. The sorted ore yard is to the left, the commercial tracks in the middle, and the empties yard to the right, with Yellowstone ready to head north.

I wish I had more room to convey the workings of the mines, such as the tracks into the mine, conveyors, etc, and to make distances more realistic, such as these blasting holes in close proximity to the conveyor line and Missabe tracks.

On the other hand, there is a lot to maintain and detail as it is. The model was printed by Shapeways. Additional Physical Format: Online version: King, Frank Alexander, Missabe Road. San Marino, Calif., Golden West Books [] (OCoLC) In Frank King’s “The Missabe Road”, there is a picture of the depot at Wolf.

This structure sat between the line west to Hibbing and the line north to Mountain Iron. The line to Virginia split off the north line a couple hundred feet north of the depot.

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MRHS Membership $ - $ DM&IR Safety & Cab-Ride Training Videos. Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway.""King's book takes the story of the Missabe Road down to the present day. But those early depots, the single tracks, the crews on the ore trains, and the pictures of the hard rock miners are the ones that arouse admiration for these adventures." An .Get this from a library!

The Missabe Road: the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway. [Frank Alexander King] -- Inthe nation's largest iron ore deposits were discovered in northern Minnesota. In the s and s, two railroads, the Duluth and Iron Range and the Duluth, Missabe .Buy The Missabe Road: The Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway by Howard Fogg (Illustrator), Frank A.

King, Harlan Hiney (Illustrator) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.