Thunder Bay to Gunflint: The Port Arthur, Duluth & Western Railway
The PAD&W began as an international railway, running from Port Arthur to Fort William, Westfort, Slate River, Stanley, Silver Creek, Hymers, Silver Mountain, Whitefish Lake, North Lake, Leeblain and Gunflint terminating at Paulson Iron Mine in Minnesota. This is the story of the political intrigue that swirled around its beginnings, and the fascinating individuals who guided its destiny.
Elinor Barr has written extensively about Northwestern Ontario and Scandinavian immigrants in Canada. She is a research associate of the Lakehead Social History Institute at Lakehead University.
Published by: Thunder Bay Museum Historical Society