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The Marquette Regional History Presents: The Yardmaster: A Working Railroad of Today

Presented by Marquette Regional History Center at Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette MI

Feb 09 2022
The Marquette Regional History Presents: The Yardmaster: A Working Railroad of Today

Ore dock construction 10-19-1931

Join us for a presentation by Anne and Tony Erspamer to get a look at what work on the railroad leading to the LS&I ore dock at Upper Harbor is like.

The Marquette Regional History Presents:

The Yardmaster: A Working Railroad of Today

Wednesday, February 9, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a presentation by Anne and Tony Erspamer to get a look at what work on the railroad leading to the LS&I ore dock at Upper Harbor is like. You have seen an ore boat load from shore, but how does the ore get to the dock? What steps are involved in coordinating shipment from the mine to the yard, and then to the dock? Tony held this job of a yardmaster, and Anne has written a children’s book about this fascinating work. Join us to learn more from this first hand

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Marquette Regional History Center

145 W. Spring St., Marquette, MI 49855

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Ample parking around building and public parking, within walking distance of facility.

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