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By The Ore Docks

A Working People"S History Of Duluth

by Richard Hudelson

  • 122 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Work & labour,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Ethnic groups,
  • Working class,
  • Political Science,
  • Minnesota,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Economic History,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Duluth,
  • History,
  • Labor unions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070861M
    ISBN 100816646376
    ISBN 109780816646371

    II over 6,, tons of iron ore was shipped from the Soo Line Ore Dock. “This fl ourishing city is beautifully located on the south shore of Chequamegon Bay, the fi nest harbor on the Great Lakes, and large enough to fl oat the entire fl eets of the Size: KB. Great Northern Railway – Ore Docks of Lake Superior Photo Archive – by Douglas O. Addison, Sr. – The Great Northern Iron Ore Docks were the largest iron ore docks in the world. Now railfans and history buffs can see how these ore docks were constructed and operated through the historic photographs and illustrations in this book.

    Richard Hudelson is the author of By The Ore Docks ( avg rating, 22 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Modern Political Philosophy ( avg rating /5. Get this from a library! Great Northern Railway ore docks of Lake Superior photo archive. [Douglass D Addison] -- The Great Northern Iron Ore Docks were the largest iron ore docks in the world. Now railfans and history buffs can see how these ore docks were constructed and operated through the historic.

    MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ore docks at Marquette.".   The gentleman did reference a great book "GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY-Ore Docks of Lake Superior" by Douglass D. Addison, Sr. I bought a copy, and also a copy of "Michigan-Ontario Iron Ore Railroads" by Patrick C. Dorin. I would recommend both if you are considering a layout built around the Iron Ore business. On to the "why I am reading this" part.


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By The Ore Docks by Richard Hudelson Download PDF EPUB FB2

By the Ore Docks is an extraordinary and exhaustively researched examination of the contribution and enduring legacy of Communist and radical organizers to the contemporary labor movement and progressive politics.

Their book is easily accessible and readable for a broader audience interested in labor history and radical politics. In By the Ore Docks, Richard Hudelson and Carl Ross trace seventy years in the lives of Duluth’s multi-ethnic working class—Scandinavians, Finns, Italians, Poles, Irish, Jews, and African Americans—and chronicle, along with the events of the times, the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, religious traditions, and communities.

But they also Cited by: 2. An ore dock is a large structure used for loading ore (typically from railway cars or ore jennies) onto ships, which then carry the ore to steelworks or to transshipment known ore docks were constructed near iron mines on the upper Great Lakes and served the lower Great Lakes.

Ore docks still in existence are typically about 60 feet (18 m) wide, 80 feet (24 m) high, and vary from. It's a great book, a real treasure. Having read it, I feel I have tapped into the history of labor struggles that shaped this city where I've lived for nearly a decade.

It's a rich history, and By the Ore Docks is well researched and crisply written/5. The Great Northern Iron Ore Docks were the largest iron ore docks in the world. Now railfans and history buffs can see how these ore docks were constructed and operated through the historic photographs and illustrations in this book.5/5(4).

For the first time, By the Ore Docks presents a compelling history of the people who built Duluth and their struggle for the rights of their fellow workers.

By the Ore Docks tells the dramatic story—from the Knights of Labor in the s to the AFL and CIO, and the Democratic Farmer-Labor party—of how a populist worker's coalition. Ore Dock Brewing Company - W Spring St, Marquette, Michigan - Rated based on Reviews "It is honestly the best brews you can get from /5().

Ore at L.S. & M.S. [Lake Shore and Michigan Southern] Ry. docks, Ashtabula, Ohio 2 negatives: glass ; 8 x 10 in. | Photo shows the ore carrier Carrington on the left side of the canal. (Source: C. Seavey, ). In By the Ore Docks, Richard Hudelson and Carl Ross trace seventy years in the lives of Duluth’s multi-ethnic working class—Scandinavians, Finns, Italians, Poles, Irish, Jews, and African Americans—and chronicle, along with the events of the times, the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, religious traditions, and communities.

But they also 4/5(1). This book lists all of the ore docks constructed on Lakes Superior and Michigan, as well as their operational life span right up to the present time in late Each chapter for each railroad includes the types of ore docks once or currently operated, as well as a roster of ore cars from the s to the present time, photos of the ore docks Seller Rating: % positive.

This book lists all of the ore docks constructed on the Great Lakes, as well as their operational life span right up to the present time. Each chapter for each railroad includes the types of ore docks once or currently operated as well as a roster of ore cars from the s to the present time, and includes photos of the ore docks and ore cars.

Design by Function. I ’ve written extensively about Great Lakes ore docks in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, so excuse me if the following information is repetitive, but allow me to describe the design-by-function architecture behind ore docks.

A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6. Ore shipped via docks like ‘5’ came in two forms: natural iron ore which comes raw. Starting early in the morning, crews out of Marquette begin shunting empties over a year old, 1,ft long ore dock. The dock is 74 feet tall and has the capacity to hold carloads of ore.

Standing tall on the shores of the Great Lakes, prototypes for the Walthers cornerstone Ore Dock are the centerpiece of any layout. Getting iron ore from the mines to the furnace has always been a huge job.

As the furnaces grew, so too did their appetites, requiring loading facilities that were up to the task. Many steel companies and railroads erected huge loading docks at Great Lakes ports. Escanaba, Mich. Ore docks 1 photographic print mounted on mat board ; image x 53 cm. Contributor: Detroit Publishing Co.

Date: Iconografix have produced a book called GNR ore docks of Lake Superior photo archive. It takes you all around an ore dock and has lots of drawings-it would be one hell of a scratch build job-keep scouring e-bay for Walthers kits it would be easier,although the MR review,I seem to recall,said the kit was a.

Ore docks all over Lake Superior are coming down; if plans succeed across the board, the region will lose at least 3 this decade. So it goes with old technology, but I like to think of the docks as reminders of when hearty men pulled red rocks from beneath Midwestern mines to turn into Eastern steel—Detroit cars and Dallas skyscrapers, and.

Built by the Great Northern Railroad, these ore docks were modified to load taconite pellets later in their service lives and were the main boat loading facilities for the BN railroad. Today, all three remaining docks are idle. Dock No. 1 was constructed in entirely of timber, most of which came from the West Coast of the U.S.

and was the first iron ore dock in the Twin Ports area. Built. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Lakes Ore Docks and Ore Cars by Patrick C.

Dorin (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(2). If you use your imagination and pretend that the South Yard is Eveleth Taconite (Thunderbird Mine) and that the North Yard is the Duluth ore docks, then you have a functional route to run all of those DMIR ore cars.

This operations aspect of the hobby is turning out to be a lot of fun. 🚂 🚃 🚃 🚃 😀 👍. 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.Converted for use as the Great Northern's principal taconite pellet dock duringGN Dock 1 lasted in this role through the mid-to-late s, when BN Dock 5 took over all taconite loading operations at Allouez.

By then, all of the natural ore coming off of the Great Northern Iron Ore Properties had been diverted to the Missabe docks in Duluth, and the old Allouez ore docks became a Views: K.Address Oregon State Marine Board Commercial St. NE., Ste Salem, OR ; Mailing: P.O. Box Salem, OR ; HOURS: M-F, 8 am - 5 pm.