METEOR (Whaleback carrier)

NW tip of Barkers Island
Superior, Wisconsin

Historic Document

METEOR (Whaleback carrier) is located in Douglas County, Wisconsin certified as a historic location on Monday September 09, 1974. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Water-Related. METEOR (Whaleback carrier) was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event and its significance in Industry, Commerce, Transportation, Invention.

METEOR (Whaleback carrier) Information

Other Name: Frank Rockefeller
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1896
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: American Steel Barge Company; McDougall,Alexander
Architectural Style: Whaleback carrier
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

METEOR (Whaleback carrier) Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 20
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Superior Historic Locations Douglas County Historic Locations Wisconsin Historic Locations