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Two Harbors in Lake County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh

 
 
D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2014
1. D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh Marker
Inscription.  This sleigh was used by the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company to transport officials and employees between Duluth and Two Harbors, from 1882 to 1886, which period of time covered the construction of the road between Two Harbors and the Minnesota mine at Tower, and it's completion into Duluth.
 
Erected by Lake County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 47° 1.128′ N, 91° 40.225′ W. Marker was in Two Harbors, Minnesota, in Lake County. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 520 South Avenue, Two Harbors MN 55616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Two Harbors Ore Docks (here, next to this marker); Hand Car, Velocipede, Sleigh, Station Wagon (here, next to this marker); First Ore Taken From A Minnesota Mine (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named First Ore Taken From A Minnesota Mine
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(a few steps from this marker); Ore Car #251, 1884 & Bobber Caboose #22 (#52), 1893 (a few steps from this marker); Duluth and Iron Range Depot (a few steps from this marker); Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #3 (a few steps from this marker); Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Yellowstone Mallet #229 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Two Harbors.
 
Regarding D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh. Marker and locomotive are part of the Lake County Historical Society Deport Museum complex.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lake County Historical Society Depot Museum. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railway. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Vermillion Range at History of Mining in Minnesota. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional commentary.
1. Spelling on the profile
The spelling on the profile has been taken verbatim from the marker, particularly the spelling of it's.
D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2014
2. D&IR Railroad Company Sleigh and Marker
    — Submitted December 10, 2020.
 
The sleigh where the marker was located image. Click for full size.
July 27, 2022
3. The sleigh where the marker was located
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 19, 2022.

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May. 29, 2023