Dead River lumber cut

Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 1, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company., Electronic reproduction of: Transcription from Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 1, 1890., Source: The Mining Journal Marquette, Mi. March 1, 1890  Saturday  Dead River Lumber Cut  J. C. Brown, who has been operating on the upper Dead River for Hawley and McGraw, was in the city last Wednesday and reported a very successful season.  About 25,000 feet of pine has been cut by the five camps, most of which has been banked at Silver River.  The logs will be run down Dead River to the head of the great falls. There hoisters have been put in to load them on cars which will take them down to the South Shore line and then over the new Dead River RR., to a new Hawley mill at the mouth of the river.Mr. Brown has also cut about 10,000,000 feet near Michigamme which will also be brought to the new mill for cutting.    In conversation with a Mining Journal reporter Mr. Brown expressed the strong belief in the advantages of the Dead River site for future industrial development establishments at Marquette.  "The bay is better sheltered by Presque Isle," he said, "t
Abstract/Description: Transcription of newspaper article from the Daily mining journal (Marquette, Mich.), Mar. 1, 1890, regarding the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Subject(s): Railroads
Marquette (Mich.)
Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
Date Created: 1890-03-01