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    • Marquette - Ore Docks on Superior

    • Black and white photograph of the Marquette, Michigan shoreline, with the Cleveland Iron Mining Company ore docks on the right. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient....
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; Cleveland Iron Mining Company; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; shorelines; railroads; railroad cars
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • Marquette - Loading iron ore at ore docks

    • Black and white photograph of ships being loaded with iron ore at the ore docks of Marquette, Michigan. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars, making the process much more efficient. The first ore dock in...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; railroad cars
    • Marquette - "New Concrete L. S. & I. Ore Dock, Marquette, Mich."

    • Color postcard from circa 1912-1920 of the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad ore dock in Marquette, Michigan. Built in 1912, the ore dock was a great improvement on previous ore docks. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); ore docks; docks; ships; Lake Superior; mining industry; shipping industry; Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad; postcards
    • Marquette - Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad Ore Dock

    • Color postcard from 1938 of the Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railroad Co. ore dock in Marquette, Michigan. This postcard is part of the Marquette Postcard Souvenir Booklet. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; ships; boats; Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad Company; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; railroads; postcards
    • Marquette - Marquette - Loading iron ore at Cleveland Dock

    • Black and white photograph from approximately 1863 of the Marquette, Michigan shoreline and harbor, with the Cleveland Iron Mining Company ore docks on the right. The ore docks were used to load ships with iron ore directly from railroad cars,...
    • Marquette (Mich.); Marquette County (Mich.); Lake Superior; docks; ore docks; mining industry; shipping industry; lakes; shorelines; railroads; railroad cars; Cleveland Iron Mining Company
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Steamer Fitzgerald in lock after battle with ice storm

    • Color postcard from 1928 showing the freighter "Fitzgerald" locking down after a 72 hour December storm on Lake Superior, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks,...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; cargo ships; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; snow; winter scenes
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Sault Ste. Marie souvenir postcard booklet cover

    • Color postcard booklet cover from a 1928 Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet, featuring an image of the Soo Locks. The locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around the rapids in...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation; ships; cargo ships; boats
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Steamer entering locks from below

    • Color postcard from 1920 of a freighter entering the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; cargo ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Traffic below the locks on a busy day

    • Color postcard from 1920 of freight ships below the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; cargo ships; shipping industry; transportation
    • Sault Sainte Marie - View of locks from Government Power House

    • Color postcard from circa 1935-1945 of a view of the Soo Locks from the power house in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United States and Canada, provide ships safe passage around the rapids in the...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation;
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Ship moving through Soo Locks

    • Color postcard from 1920 of a ship moving through on of the Soo Locks, with more waiting in the background, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Boats lowering into Poe Lock

    • Color postcard from 1920 of boats being lowered in the Poe Lock, part of the Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Touris Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; Poe Lock (Soo Locks); ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation
    • Sault Sainte Marie - View of Locks

    • Back cover of the 1920 souvenir postcard folder "Souvenir of Sault Sainte Marie, "The Soo" Michigan," showing a bird's-eye view of the Soo Locks, looking west, in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; ships; boats; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation;
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Soo Locks from east approach

    • Color postcard from 1920 showing a view of the Soo Locks from the eastern approach in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.The postcard is part of the "Souvenir of the Tourist Playground of Cloverland, Soo, Mich." souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks,...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation;
    • Sault Sainte Marie - "Opening Navigation"

    • Color postcard from 1930 of several freighters near Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet.
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); St. Marys River; ships; cargo ships; rivers; lakes; transportation; shipping industry; postcards
    • Sault Sainte Marie - Passenger ship leaving Weitzel Lock

    • Color postcard from 1930 of a passenger ship leaving the Weitzel Lock at Soo Locks in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. The postcard is part of a Sault Sainte Marie souvenir postcard booklet. The Soo Locks, located on St. Marys River between the United...
    • Sault Sainte Marie (Mich.); Chippewa County (Mich.); Soo Locks; Weitzel Lock (Soo Locks); ships; passenger ships; locks; St. Marys River; canals; postcards; shipping industry; transportation

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