Seven Iron Men

Seven Iron Men
Author : Paul De Kruif
Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Total Pages : 241
Release : 2007-09-01
ISBN 10 : 9780816652624
ISBN 13 : 0816652627
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An account of the discovery and development of the great iron deposits of the Mesabi Range describes how the seven Merritt brothers found the iron ore in 1890, only to lose control of the resource and the wealth that it would bring to powerful industrialist John D. Rockefeller. Reprint.

Seven Iron Men
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Paul De Kruif
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-01 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

An account of the discovery and development of the great iron deposits of the Mesabi Range describes how the seven Merritt brothers found the iron ore in 1890,
Iron Men
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: David Waller
Categories: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09 - Publisher: Anthem Press

In the early nineteenth century, Henry Maudslay, an engineer from a humble background, opened a factory in Westminster Bridge Road, a stone’s throw from the T
Iron and Water
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Grant J. Merritt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

A memoir of family, mining pioneers and unscrupulous magnates, and the fight for Minnesota’s natural resources In 1855 the Merritt family arrived in Minnesota
Minnesota
Language: en
Pages: 731
Authors: Theodore Christian Blegen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

The acclaimed history is brought up to date through placement of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments since 1963 within the larger context
Steel Boats, Iron Men
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Mike H. Rindskopf
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

Iron Men and Tin Fish: The Race to Build a Better Torpedo during World War II
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Anthony Newpower
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

From the American entry into World War II until September 1943, U.S. submarines experienced an abnormally high number of torpedo failures. These failures result
Shining Big Sea Water
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Norman K. Risjord
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-25 - Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society

A fascinating, fast-paced history of Lake Superior, from the time of the glaciers to the present, complemented by handy travelers' tips for historic destination
Football's Last Iron Men
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Norman L. Macht
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

In November 1934, the Princeton football team-unbeaten in its last fifteen games-faced the 33 Yale Bulldogs, who gave new meaning to the term "underdogs." As mu
Wooden Boats and Iron Men
Language: en
Pages: 423
Authors: Trygvie Jensen
Categories: Door County (Wis.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: Trygvie Jensen

Our Singing Country
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Alan Lomax
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Melodies and words for over 200 authentic folk songs and ballads from all parts of the country -- spirituals, hollers, game songs, lullabies, courting songs, wo