Mountain Iron in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1910 Baldwin Locomotive
Class S-4 Switcher
Type 0-8-0 wheel arrangement
Weight of locomotive — 164,000 lbs./82 tons
Weight of loaded tender — 90,000 lbs./45 tons
Length of locomotive and tender — 63-2”
Height of stack — 15-6”
Width of locomotive — 9-7”
Drive wheel diameter — 51”
Tractive (pulling) power — 41,160 lbs.
Tender coal capacity — 7 tons
Tender water capacity — 5,000 gal.
Boiler operating pressure — 180 lbs.
Cylinder bore and stroke — 21” x 28”
Manufacturer — Baldwin Locomotive Works
Builder #34756, #3 in a series of 3
Originally DM&N #64, later OIM #806
Original owner — 1910-1926 — Duluth Missabe and Northern R.R. —
Second owner — 1927-1955 — Oliver Iron Mining Co. — predecessor of United States Steel Corp.
Current owner — 1956-present — City of Mt. Iron
July, 1990 E.R.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1910.
Location. 47° 32.032′ N, 92° 37.318′ W. Marker is in Mountain Iron, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker is at the intersection of Locomotive Street and Mountain Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Locomotive Street. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, overlooking the subject locomotive exhibit. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mountain Iron MN 55768, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leonidas Merritt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mountain Iron (about 500 feet away); This is Magnetic Taconite (about 500 feet away); Gunnar Peterson (approx. 3.4 miles away); Oscar Hokka Log House (approx. 3½ miles away); The Laurentian Divide (approx. 4.7 miles away); John Mariucci (approx. 6.2 miles away); Paul Wellstone Memorial and Historic Site (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain Iron.
Also see . . . Oliver Iron Mining Company 806. Oliver Iron Mining Company 806 is an 0-8-0 steam locomotive built by Baldwin (#34756 of 1910) built for the Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway (DM&N #64); sold to OIM in 1927. Now on display in Mountain Iron, Minnesota. (Submitted on September 3, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 2, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 3, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.