Archive for the tag 'missabe road'

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway by John Leopard: a short review

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.

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Dwgs and Spec of Mining Equipment: Hibbing District: a short review

Drawings of old mining–mostly railroad, actually–equipment. Really quite a wonderful thing. Seems to contain everything blue-print like they had around the office when it was compiled; a few of the pages really don’t fit.

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