Ethnic Life in the South Shore Region CSUMC logo
to the region had already migrated to North America and were working elsewhere. Twenty years later, the Gogebic Iron Range mines opened up, beginning full production when the
railroad was completed to the Ashland, Wisconsin docks in 1884.At the same time, lumber companies were cutting northern Wisconsinís an the Upper Peninsulaís
white pine forests in order to supply building material to the mining operations and to the rest of the rapidly expanding young nation.
 

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