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A Souvenir Of Superior. Containing A General Review And A Compilation Of The Resources, Terminal Advantages, Local Industries And Climate Of The "City Of Destiny" And The Country Tributary To It...

A Souvenir Of Superior. Containing A General Review And A Compilation Of The Resources, Terminal Advantages, Local Industries And Climate Of The "City Of Destiny" And The Country Tributary To It...


6" x 9" oblong printed cloth backed boards with title stamped in silver. [2] 176pp. [1]. 4-panel folded frontispiece entitled "Corner Tower Avenue and Belknap Street with splitting on the main fold, West Superior," An Apology, List of Illustrations, Contents, Patrons and several charts. Different text colors such as black, purple, teal and pink. Much information on the city of Superior such as how and when the city was built, the population and government; Great Lakes vessels; Railroads in Superior to include advantages and business; lumbering and milling; Superior's vast water power; banking capital to include surplus and profits; churches, schools, climate, fine residences and other buildings; West Superior Iron and Steel Company; East Superior Development Company et. al. Some of the illustrations included are of hotels, residences, banks, churches, schools, Steel Barge Works shipyard, Whaleback Shipyards, Slocum's Drug Store and to name a few. If an illustration is purple, the text is purple and so on with the other colors. Moderate wear to boards and spine, soiling throughout, water damage to page edges throughout without impacting text, else a good copy of a very informative book.

Inventory Number: 39694

$395.00