Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note Contains materials related to the business and economic climate in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Content Description This collection, MSS-227, Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (CNW) records, documents administrative and rail activity of the CNW’s Peninsula Division from 1890 to 1998. The files are incomplete and the dates covered are not all inclusive. The materials are copies and the location of the original documents are unknown.The administrative activity is represented by timetables and brochures, along with property valuation, tax assessment, and tariff records of the CNW’s...
Dates: 1890 - 1998
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-379, Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad (LSI) collection, documents administrative and rail activity of the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad from 1896 to 1998. The files are incomplete and the dates covered are not all inclusive. The materials are copies and the location of the original documents are unknown.The rail activity of the LSI is documented by Railroad Modification and Track Construction plans, Right of Way and Track Maps, and a map of the...
Dates: 1855 - 2006
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series containing Applications for Old Age Pension and Recommendations for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents. The documents are arranged by pension number and the Recommendation for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents are listed with both names of the widow and of the deceased employee. Series: Applications and Recommendations for Old Age Pension -- Mining Department -- Pensions 2-139, 1908-11-01 - 1921-06-01...
Dates: 1908 - 1932
Content Description The Soo Line Railroad (SOO) collection contains one Highway Department Railway map of the Marquette Shoreline and Profile maps, right-of-way maps, station maps, maps of lands, tracks, and structures associated with the railroad, and railroad track scale drawings pertaining to the following railroads: Soo Line Railroad (SOO) (1949-present); Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSS&A) (1879-1961); Minneapolis-St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (MStP&SSM) (SOO)...
Dates: 1912 - 1998
Collection — Box 06-06-03
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-378, Wisconsin Central, Ltd. (WC) collection, documents a 1998 proposed track connection in Escanaba, Michigan. The materials are copies and the location of the original documents is unknown.
Collection — Box 08-06-01
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the autobiography of Roscoe Cyprian Young, including his life in Blue Earth, Minnesota; Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; and Escanaba and Marquette, Michigan. Of special interest is his account of life and work in the late nineteenth century, including working for civil engineer S. H. Selden, his work on the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad beginning in 1883, and the building of the railroad across the Upper Peninsula and points south and west. Included after receipt of the...
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