Rock cut (2 of 2)

View showing early work on the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range and Huron Bay Railroad.  Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee, Michigan to Champion, Michigan.  Engineering flaws and a steep grade kept trains from ever running the rail.
Abstract/Description: View showing early work on the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range and Huron Bay Railroad. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee, Michigan to Champion, Michigan. Engineering flaws and a steep grade kept trains from ever running the rail.
Subject(s): Railroads--Design and construction
Arvon (Mich. : Township)
Baraga County (Mich.)
Iron Range and Huron Bay Railroad
Date Created: 1895 (approximate)