Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
St. Ignace in Mackinac County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Antique Railroad Bell

 
 
Antique Railroad Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2019
1. Antique Railroad Bell Marker
Inscription.  This antique railroad bell with its classic ring is frm a coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive that was popular in the late 1880's in the hard rock mining & logging industries.

Donated by Clarence "Clancy" Kalmer in honor of his parents Willis & Helen Kalmer. Willis worked for the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic (DSS&A) Railroad from 1917-1967 in St. Ignace and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 45° 51.926′ N, 84° 43.022′ W. Marker is in St. Ignace, Michigan, in Mackinac County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North State Street (Business Interstate 75) and McCann Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Chief Wawatam Park next to the Huron Boardwalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 251 North State Street, Saint Ignace MI 49781, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chief Dock Kiosk (a few steps from this marker); The Chief Dock (a few steps from
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
this marker); Mooring Facilities (within shouting distance of this marker); France at Mackinac (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heritage of Fishermen in this Area (about 700 feet away); Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Michigan's Underwater Preserves (about 700 feet away); State Ferries, 1923-1957 (about 800 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Ignace.
 
Also see . . .  Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railway. Wikipedia article (Submitted on September 24, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
Antique Railroad Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2019
2. Antique Railroad Bell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=140059

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 22, 2024