Railroad: Hecla and Torch Lake Railroad Company

BuiltHecla and Torch Lake RRAbandoned

Built: 1868

Became: Private railroad, date unknown. Closed in 1960's upon closure of mines.

Reference: [MRRC]

This was an unusual 4' 1" gauge line built for the purpose of bringing iron ore from mines near Calumet to stamp mills near Torch Lake. Owned by the Calumet & Hecla mining company.