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Marquette Ore Dock No. 6, Ore Dock, On pilings in Marquette City Lower Harbor, Marquette, Marquette County, MI



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Item Title
Marquette Ore Dock No. 6, Ore Dock, On pilings in Marquette City Lower Harbor, Marquette, Marquette County, MI

Location
On pilings in Marquette City Lower Harbor, Marquette, MI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MI-45-C
Building/structure dates: 1932 initial construction
Significance: The mammoth concrete and steel Ore Dock which dominates Marquette's Lower Harbor is an excellent example of the final phase in the evolution of the iron ore pocket dock in American industry. The dock is a fine example of mid-20th century industrial engineering and efficient construction. This structure dominates the harbor area and is a monument to the past commercial history of Marquette harbor.

Subjects
Ore Docks


Related Names
Merritt-Chapman & Whitney Corporation


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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