Tag: Agate Bay

Construction of Ore Dock Six in Agate Bay, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Image showing a network of railroad tracks and barges used to construct the second docks in Agate Bay. Footings have already been set, completed wooden ore dock can be seen in the background. Ore dock six was the first steel iron ore dock on the great lakes. Built by the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railroad. ~ Photo Credit: Lake County Historical Society

Ore dock, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Two schooners along side Two Harbors wooden ore dock No 2 in Agate Bay; ore train locomotive on dock; workers; dock built in 1884; dock stood 40 feet above water extended 644 feet into the harbor ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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