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port of Milwaukee.

Edward Hamming

port of Milwaukee.

by Edward Hamming

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Published by Augustana College Library in Rock Island, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Milwaukee (Wis.)
    • Subjects:
    • Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Harbor.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 154-161.

      SeriesAugustana Library publications,, no. 25
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE554.M5 H3 1953
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 162 p.
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6173357M
      LC Control Number55003708
      OCLC/WorldCa2567962

      Most immigrants from overseas landed at east-coast ports, primarily New York City, before heading toward Wisconsin. If “Milwaukee” is noted as the port of entry, it is likely that the immigrant actually arrived at the port of Quebec, Canada, and then came through the St. Lawrence/Great Lakes to enter the United States at Wisconsin. The library is an anchor of Milwaukee's dynamic neighborhoods: creating awareness, fostering community dialog, and serving as the place residents can go to find connections, resources, information, recreation and technology. Milwaukee Public Library community rooms and conference rooms are available for use by the public when not being used by.

      Detailed information for Port of MILWAUKEE, US MKE. The Port of MILWAUKEE is also known as. The MILWAUKEE Port information gathered by MarineTraffic includes, wind forecasts and real-time updates for vessels in the Port of MILWAUKEE. Information about Port of MILWAUKEE USMKE departures and expected arrivals.   Port of Milwaukee officials on Friday endorsed an about $ million sale of more than 12 acres along the inner harbor to Komatsu Mining Corp. for its planned headquarters.

        From time to time locomotives have been shipped from the Port of Milwaukee - mostly for foreign destinations. My own experience is that the UP switches the port -- known locally as Jones Island -- in the early to mid-morning, while I more often see the CP/Soo switch crew there in . While the Port of Milwaukee is not in the heart of the city, it may just be the heart of its commerce. Alan Alda and What He Overheard By Bonnie North • Oct 8,


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