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Operations video of road trains on my ore hauling layout

Operations video of road trains on my ore hauling layout

Aug 13, 2014 Most ore hauling railroads put messages on special cars that hauled first loads. They also adorned the actual load with a nice pine ( Christmas ) tree for good …

Linen Postcard Railroad Train Hauling Iron Ore to Lake

Linen Postcard Railroad Train Hauling Iron Ore to Lake

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Linen Postcard Railroad Train Hauling Iron Ore to Lake Superior Docks~139984 at the best online prices at …

Iron Ore Rail Cars (Trains): Capacity Length Photos

Iron Ore Rail Cars (Trains): Capacity Length Photos

Iron ore cars, better known as simply ore jennies, are a specialized type of hopper car designed exclusively to haul heavy loads of iron ore. The car's history can trace its roots back to the mid-1800s although as Mike Schafer notes in his book, Freight Train Cars, it wasn't until the end of that century when vast veins of ore were discovered in the Upper Midwest did the car become a common ...

Iron ore haulers Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Iron ore haulers Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Apr 01, 2018 Say an iron ore, shortline hauler in northern Michigan that is built on a newly discovered deposit adjacent to the Gogebic Range; or the reopening of existing ranges and mines with taconite? It could exist in the late 1960's or early 1970's and could purchase second hand equipment from the PRR, DRGW, and GN and run them in their own colors ...

Iron ore haulers Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Iron ore haulers Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Apr 01, 2018 Say an iron ore, shortline hauler in northern Michigan that is built on a newly discovered deposit adjacent to the Gogebic Range; or the reopening of existing ranges …

Ghosts of the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railroad

Ghosts of the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railroad

Mar 03, 2015 [In 2002 the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway was said to be the largest iron ore handling railroad in North America, with 212 miles of track. When the …

Iron Ore and the Railroad Trains Magazine Trains News

Iron Ore and the Railroad Trains Magazine Trains News

Apr 23, 2005 The ore car began as a relatively short 24-foot standard, owing to the weight of iron ore and the wood construction of cars in the 1880's. Both railroads rostered wooden ore cars, some built by local shops, some by Pullman Standard. By the 1910's, demand for volume of ore was such that the first steel cars were received.

Iron ore cars and load

Iron ore cars and load

Dec 23, 2009 Dec 21, 2009. #2. The modern short ore cars only carried ore, usually taconite. They were short because the taconite was very heavy per cubic foot compared to a load …

Great Northern Iron: James J Hill's 109 Year Mining Trust

Great Northern Iron: James J Hill's 109 Year Mining Trust

By James A. Stolpestad. Great Northern Iron is a 302 page hard cover book that presents a comprehensive history of the Great Northern Iron Ore Properties, which owned 67,000 acres located in Minnesota's Mesabi Range.The Properties were spun off from the Great Northern Railway in 1906 by distributing Trust Certificates to Great Northern Railway stockholders on the basis of one trust …

Hauling Iron Ore to Lake Superior Docks Vintage Linen

Hauling Iron Ore to Lake Superior Docks Vintage Linen

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hauling Iron Ore to Lake Superior Docks Vintage Linen Railroad/Train Postcard at the best online prices …

Mauritania's Iron Ore Train Atlas Obscura

Mauritania's Iron Ore Train Atlas Obscura

Sep 07, 2021 Consisting of more than 200 carriages and three or four locomotives, the train can reach over a mile (about 2.5 to three kilometers) in length and carry 17,000 tons of iron ore, making it one of ...

The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads The World's

The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads The World's

The Lake Superior Iron Ore Railroads is a good basic look at the iron ore dock structures and tonnages hauled at the time of writing. I had hoped for historical information on steam engines used by the various lines but it wasn't there. Still a good, informative read.

St Louis Salem & Little Rock Railroad Historical Marker

St Louis Salem & Little Rock Railroad Historical Marker

Aug 13, 2012 In 1873 the St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad was completed from Cuba, forty-one miles south, to Salem at a cost of about $1,250,000. It was built to transport iron ore and lead from area mines to market, and later passenger service was added.

FREIGHT REPORT: Capesize iron ore freight rates to China

FREIGHT REPORT: Capesize iron ore freight rates to China

Oct 20, 2011 Iron ore freight rates on two of the main routes to China pushed up on Thursday, brokerage firm Clarksons told MB. Australia-China (Port Hedland/Dampier-Qingdao) Capesize: $12 India-China (Paradip-Vizag-Qingdao) Supramax: $14.24 Brazil-China (Tubar o-Qingdao) Capesize: $29.25 Iron ore freight rates on two of the main routes to China pushed up ...

BHP Iron Ore Railroad Overview

BHP Iron Ore Railroad Overview

BHP Iron Ore Railroad Overview September 2003. World Class Heavy Haul Railway 9Best Practice 9Innovation 9High Technology 9Cost Minimisation. ... – 9 ore trains per day – Flexibility of One / Two / Three Rake Trains – Train configuration: 1 rake = 104 ore cars = 12,480 tonnes of ore

Scrap iron vs Virgin iron ore Trains Magazine Trains

Scrap iron vs Virgin iron ore Trains Magazine Trains

Jul 29, 2021 The Mesabi Nuggets plants in Minnesota were shut down during the last Iron Ore price crash. Even though Iron Ore prices have rebounded I haven't heard that the plants have reopened. In the August Trains p29, they mention that a prospect for Northshore Mining is a higher grade pellet for use in hot-briquetted-iron plants that make feedstock for ...

Pennsylvania Railroad G39 Ore Jenny Transport Fever

Pennsylvania Railroad G39 Ore Jenny Transport Fever

Jan 06, 2018 Iron ore is dense, much more so than coal, and thus requires specialized wagons to carry it. The G39 was a class of large iron ore gondolas built for the PRR in 1961, with specialized 'strikers' to allow the car to be loaded into a rotary dumper without need of an entire locomotive.

Virginia Geological Survey Civil War Iron

Virginia Geological Survey Civil War Iron

The annual value of iron manufactured in the state had dropped precipitously from $528,249 produced by thirty-four furnaces in 1850 to $308,173 from sixteen furnaces in 1860, on the eve of the war. When the fortunes of history swept Virginia into the Civil War, the state’s iron …

Did confederate iron makers try and produce any steel

Did confederate iron makers try and produce any steel

Dec 14, 2020 This type of iron ore was coming from some Michigan iron mines and the Eureka Iron Works was established in Wyandotte Michigan (near Detroit) in 1857. In 1865 Eureka Iron Works steel was sent to North Chicago Rolling Mill where it was turned into steel rails. At the time Michigan was harvesting large quantities of low cost hard wood needed and ...

Slurry Pipeline – A Cost Effective Mode to Move Iron Ore

Slurry Pipeline – A Cost Effective Mode to Move Iron Ore

Mar 18, 2017 With 12 major ports, India handles iron ore for both exports and domestic consumers. As per a recent data released by the Indian government, the major ports in India handled 315.4 mnt cargoes in H1 FY17 compared to 299.5 mnt in the same period last fiscal. Iron ore cargo handling has exhibited an astounding increase with a growth of 142% y-o-y.

Moving iron ore by rail cheaper The Economic Times

Moving iron ore by rail cheaper The Economic Times

Jul 14, 2008 Raw material prices often constitute 30% of the cost of steel. With iron ore prices rising 100% in a year and expected to rise further, the Railways initiative …

Scranton Iron Furnaces Abandoned

Scranton Iron Furnaces Abandoned

2 By April 1851, the renamed Delaware & Western Railroad was hauling iron ore and coal to the furnaces, and bar iron and T-rail to customers. In 1852, Furnace No. 4 was built. In 1853, the company reorganized as the Lackawanna Iron & Coal Company (LI&C).

2 8 8 4 Yellowstone Steam Locomotives: Photos History

2 8 8 4 Yellowstone Steam Locomotives: Photos History

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 #235 (M-4), manufactured by Baldwin in 1941, is resplendent in the setting sun of June 11, 1959. The big Yellowstone is about to depart Virginia, Minnesota with a heavy ore train bound for the ore docks along Lake Superior. Stan Kistler photo.

iron steel Michigan State University

iron steel Michigan State University

Between 1860 and 1885, American railroads used 1/3 of all iron produced. Eastern plants, unable or unwilling to modernize, fell even further behind production schedules under the restraints imposed by east coast mine owners who limited the amount of ore mined to keep prices artificially high.

2 8 8 4 Yellowstone Steam Locomotives: Photos

2 8 8 4 Yellowstone Steam Locomotives: Photos

Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range 2-8-8-4 #230 steams southbound at Alborn, Minnesota with a heavy load of iron ore on May 17, 1959. Built by the American Locomotive …