Extension of the Wisconsin and Michigan Railway from Norway to Quinnesec

Photograph of a crew employed by contractor John Marsch. He employed over 400 men when the extension of the Wisconsin & Michigan Railway from Faithorn Junction to Norway began in early June 1903. This photograph was probably taken as work progressed from Norway to Quinnesec. A terminal station for the line was under construction one mile west of Quinnesec by December 1903. Note the small dump cars and the cut-over lands in the background. [Menominee Range Historical Museum], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Photograph of a crew employed by contractor John Marsch. He employed over 400 men when the extension of the Wisconsin & Michigan Railway from Faithorn Junction to Norway began in early June 1903. This photograph was probably taken as work progressed from Norway to Quinnesec. A terminal station for the line was under construction one mile west of Quinnesec by December 1903. Note the small dump cars and the cut-over lands in the background. [Menominee Range Historical Museum]
Subject(s): Railroads--Employees
Railroads--Design and construction
Portraits, Group
Dickinson County (Mich.)
Date Created: 1903 (approximate)