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iron mining part iv - msu geography - michigan state university

open pit mining for iron ore replaced shaft mining very early on in the history of the michigan iron ranges open pit the lake below can be crossed on highway us-2 in the background in iron mountain it is a the image below shows the ore silos of an abandoned open pit mine near felch north of iron mountain

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iron mountain iron mine

iron mountain iron mine world famous this mine operated for 68 years and produced 21 tons of iron ore for the great steel mills of the midwest state historical site rock hound and geologist paradise discounts for school and bus groups here after your tour enjoy a traditional cornish pasty click on

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michigan-iron-mines - mining artifacts

the men of the search party formed the jackson mining company on july 23 and iron mining in michigan officially began a furnace producing wrought iron from iron ore was erected on the carp river and it was there that the first metallic iron was made the first blast furnace built near the jackson mine went into

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iron mining museum iron mountain mi largest collection of mining

located in the central upper peninsula 97 miles north of green bay wi open june through labor day the largest collection of underground mining equipment on display in the state of michigan the mining museum at iron mountain mi contains the cornish pumping engine a national historic site one of the largest

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michigan iron mines - state of michigan

figure 15 mining by sub-level stoping iron river crystal falls iron range this iron ore was of low grade and deposits were small thus limiting the size and advance of the industry it was not until discovery of the iron formations in near the city of old covers an area of approximately 2 square miles in

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iron mining industry resource guide - northern michigan university

co and sold to the penn iron mining co in today the head frame of the briar hill mine is one of the last remnants of mining history left in dickinson county the blueprints provide detailed lists of supplies and labor required as well as cost of labor timber explosives fuel hoistings blacksmithing and supplies and is

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history of iron mountain michigan / written by mrs a d stiles et al

iron mountain can date its conception back to when john sfriedricks with a crew of men discovered what is now known as the millie or old hughitt mine located on the north side of the bluff known as iron mountain from which the village afterwards took its name this find of ore afterwards proved to be a branch of the

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iron county historical museum museum website

about us the iron county historical museum is located in caspian michigan in the upper peninusla it is the log cabin capital of michigan mining hall lee leblanc art gallery log cabin exhibits giovanelli art gallery heritage hall carrie jacobs bond house mine shaft exhibit fire hall historic church schoolhouse

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iron i - msu geography - michigan state university

but since its discovery in michigan has mined one of the richest iron ore fields in the world and for more than years the wealth and industry of the state has depended discovery of iron ore in other parts of the lake superior region constitutes one of the most colorful chapters in the history of the great lakes area

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iron mountain iron mine michigan

all aboard the underground mine train to tour the iron mountain iron mine!

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iron mountain iron mine tour part 1 jason asselin - youtube

aug 9 iron mountain iron mine vulcan michigan - beginning of the tour looking a past mining equipment as we wait for the underground train to return listening we wait for the underground train to return listening to the history of this old iron mine soon we will take a ride that many miners took in the past

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iron mountain iron mine michigan

all aboard the underground mine train to tour the iron mountain iron mine!

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iron mountain michigan - wikipedia

iron mountain was once a mining city when the chapin mine was up and running the land that the chapin mine was formed on was discovered in it was discovered by two men james john hagerman and dr nelson powell hulst they had leased the land from a man from niles

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iron mountain iron mine

iron mountain iron mine world famous this mine operated for 68 years and produced 21 tons of iron ore for the great steel mills of the midwest state historical site rock hound and geologist paradise discounts for school and bus groups here after your tour enjoy a traditional cornish pasty click on

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iron mountain iron mine - history museum - vulcan michigan -

iron mountain iron mine vulcan michigan 1 8k likes guided underground mine tour travel feet into a real iron ore mine see how our miners

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dickinson county michigan news historical mining - genealogy trails

norway mich april 10--an accident the most disastrous to human life that ever occurred in any of the lake superior mines happened at the keelridge mine menomenes range michigan iron district this afternoon when about ninety feet of ground between the main engine house and number one shaft caved in

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iron mountain iron mine - 12 photos - amusement parks - w

come ride photo of iron mountain iron mine - vulcan mi united states we had photo of iron mountain iron mine - vulcan mi guided underground tours--a state historic site you will never forget the thrilling experience of visiting the iron mountain iron mine and museum the fascinating tour with skilled guides takes you

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iron mountain iron mine history - wix com

in three iron mountain businessmen eugene carollo albert carollo and james goulette had an idea for an attraction that would give people a view of iron mining as it once existed on the site of the east vulcan mine eugene carollo re-discovered an exploratory tunnel which had not been used since the late 's

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iron mountain iron mine vulcan - all you need to know before you

guided underground tours -- a certified michigan state historical landmark this fascinating tour is family fun and educational too!! you won't forget the experience of visiting the iron mountain iron mine with skilled guides who take you through feet of underground drifts and tunnels to feet below the earth's

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iron mountain historic locations attractions - eye on michigan

iron mountain's history owes much to the mining industry and iron ore in the chapin mine began operation in iron mountain the mine was named for henry chapin of niles michigan who owned the land where the mine was located the menominee mining company leased the land with mr chapin receiving a

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iron mountain iron mine - 12 photos - amusement parks - w

come ride photo of iron mountain iron mine - vulcan mi united states we had photo of iron mountain iron mine - vulcan mi guided underground tours--a state historic site you will never forget the thrilling experience of visiting the iron mountain iron mine and museum the fascinating tour with skilled guides takes you

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iron mountain iron mine - history museum - vulcan michigan -

iron mountain iron mine vulcan michigan 1 8k likes guided underground mine tour travel feet into a real iron ore mine see how our miners

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iron mountain iron mine history - wix com

in three iron mountain businessmen eugene carollo albert carollo and james goulette had an idea for an attraction that would give people a view of iron mining as it once existed on the site of the east vulcan mine eugene carollo re-discovered an exploratory tunnel which had not been used since the late 's

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iron mountain historic locations attractions - eye on michigan

iron mountain's history owes much to the mining industry and iron ore in the chapin mine began operation in iron mountain the mine was named for henry chapin of niles michigan who owned the land where the mine was located the menominee mining company leased the land with mr chapin receiving a

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michigan-iron-mines - mining artifacts

the men of the search party formed the jackson mining company on july 23 and iron mining in michigan officially began a furnace producing wrought iron from iron ore was erected on the carp river and it was there that the first metallic iron was made the first blast furnace built near the jackson mine went into

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iron mining museum iron mountain mi largest collection of mining

located in the central upper peninsula 97 miles north of green bay wi open june through labor day the largest collection of underground mining equipment on display in the state of michigan the mining museum at iron mountain mi contains the cornish pumping engine a national historic site one of the largest

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iron mountain iron mine vulcan - all you need to know before you

guided underground tours -- a certified michigan state historical landmark this fascinating tour is family fun and educational too!! you won't forget the experience of visiting the iron mountain iron mine with skilled guides who take you through feet of underground drifts and tunnels to feet below the earth's

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vulcan mi - iron mountain iron mine tour - roadside america

visit reports news maps directions and info on iron mountain iron mine tour in vulcan michigan the tour wanders feet underground through old iron mine tunnels john's iron mine the attraction is a retired iron mine where they dress you in yellow rain slickers and take you on a train ride through the mine itself

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iron mountain iron mine - youtube

sep 20 here some clips from the iron mountain michigan iron mine tour pretty cool stuff!!!

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iron mountain michigan - wikipedia

iron mountain was once a mining city when the chapin mine was up and running the land that the chapin mine was formed on was discovered in it was discovered by two men james john hagerman and dr nelson powell hulst they had leased the land from a man from niles