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Minnesota Mining Railroads In Color Vol. 1
Minnesota Mining Railroads In Color Vol. 1

Minnesota Mining Railroads In Color Vol. 1

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David C. Schauer

Morning Sun Books, 2018


Most of the photographs selected for this volume were taken on bright days. This volume is a photograph mix of facilities, locomotives and cars. The equipment is surprisingly clean considering the mining environment.

Minnesota Mining Railroads in Color Volume 1 takes a look at the iron ore railroads of Oliver Iron Mining Company (U.S. Steel), Hanna Iron Mining Company, Balkan Mining Company and Mesaba-Cliffs.

Steam, diesel and electric operations are included with numerous color images dating from the 1950s through the 1990s.

Minnesota Iron Mining Introduction, pp. 3-4;
U.S. Steel, pp. 4-18;
U.S. Steel Roster, pp. 19-103;
Hanna Ore Mining Company (operated with electric motors), pp. 104-115;
Mesaba-Cliffs Mining Company, pp. 116-119;
Balkan Mining Company, pp. 120-127;
Volume 2 Preview, pg. 128.

Morning Sun Books, 128 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., all-color photographs with captions.

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