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Photographs Of Iron Ore Mining Michigan 1880

Large open cut iron ore mine "Looking down on a large open cut iron ore mine in Australiaaas remote Pilbara region. At the bottom of the pit at the end of the red winding road, a dump truck is being loaded with ore. Other mine vehicles appear tiny in the huge pit. Beyond the open cut are green hills.

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  • Iron Ore Stock Photos, Pictures & Royalty +

    Iron Ore Stock Photos, Pictures & Royalty

    Large open cut iron ore mine "Looking down on a large open cut iron ore mine in Australiaaas remote Pilbara region. At the bottom of the pit at the end of the red winding road, a dump truck is being loaded with ore. Other mine vehicles appear tiny in the huge pit. Beyond the open cut are green hills.

  • 12 Rare Photos That Give A Glimpse Of Minnesotas Mining History +

    12 Rare Photos That Give A Glimpse Of Minnesotas Mining History

    Jan 23, 2017 Milling along the Mississippi River played an enormous role in the early history of Minneapolis, just as Minnesota’s 17 Fortune 500 companies play their part today. And up north, Minnesota’s mining left its mark on the Arrowhead region. These 12 rare photos of Minnesota’s mining history will give you a glimpse of life on the Iron Range.

  • On The Water +

    On The Water

    Iron miners at the Jackson Mine, Michigan, about 1870s. Mines in Michigan’s Marquette Range, such as the Jackson Mine, supplied all the iron ore shipped on the Great Lakes until 1877. Workers mined iron by hand until 1884, when steam shovels were adopted. Photograph by Bernard Freemont Childs, courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society

  • Minings Last Stand? A Up Way Of Life Is Threatened +

    Minings Last Stand? A Up Way Of Life Is Threatened

    Apr 03, 2019 After all, this is iron ore country and the two yawning open-pit mines a few miles southeast might as well be on the endangered species list. They are the UPs last remaining iron ore mines.

  • Marquette Iron Range +

    Marquette Iron Range

    The Marquette Iron Range is a deposit of iron ore located in Marquette County, Michigan in the United States. The towns of Ishpeming and Negaunee developed as a result of mining this deposit. A smaller counterpart of Minnesotas Mesabi Range , this is one of two iron ranges in the Lake Superior basin that are in active production as of 2018.

  • From The Heyday Of Iron Mining! +

    From The Heyday Of Iron Mining!

      Beautiful murals ranging from encountering local bands of Native Americans to iron mining along with large 19th century photographs of what the area looked like with iron mines in full swing. The photos are reminders of Ironwoods

  • Copper Mining In Michigan +

    Copper Mining In Michigan

    Within the state of Michigan, copper is found almost exclusively in the western portion of the Upper Peninsula, in an area known as the Copper Country.The Copper Country is highly unusual among copper-mining districts, because copper is predominantly found in the form of pure copper metal (native copper) rather than the copper oxides or copper sulfides that form the copper ore at almost every

  • Michigan Copper In The Mediterranean +

    Michigan Copper In The Mediterranean

    The Shipping of Michigan Copper across the Atlantic in the Bronze Age (Isle Royale and Keweenaw Peninsula, c. 2400BC-1200 BC) Summary. Recent scientific literature has come to the conclusion that the major source of the copper that swept through the European Bronze Age after 2500 BC is unknown.

  • Oreminea (Pa.) Mining Photograph Collection, Circa 1880 +

    Oreminea (Pa.) Mining Photograph Collection, Circa 1880

    This photograph collection depicts an iron ore clay industry of Oreminea (Blair County, Pa.) and includes 17 2x4 inch black and white photographs, with 21 larger photographs, many mounted. Photographs depict overviews of the pit, the mine buildings, railroad, and workers. There is a school photograph circa 1910s; several photographs of the working mine buildings include women and children

  • Bethlehem Steel Corporation Mining Photographs  Sova +

    Bethlehem Steel Corporation Mining Photographs Sova

    Iron mining was an important industry in the area during the nineteenth century. The village of Marmora was originally named Marmora Iron Works. Magnetic iron ore was mined as early as 1820, but a series of failures resulted in

  • Immigration To The Iron Range, 1880–1930 | Mnopedia +

    Immigration To The Iron Range, 1880–1930 | Mnopedia

    Ready to Descend: A Minnesota Iron Ore Miner in the Underground, 1908–1913; The Journals of Matti Hallila Pelto. Translated by Vienna C. Saari Maki. New Brighton, MN: Sampo Publishing, 2000. James S. Steel Oliver Iron Mining Company research files, 1860–1972 Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

  • Mines On Sparta Mountain +

    Mines On Sparta Mountain

    Although general demand for iron fell sharply after the Civil War, local requirements did not waver, and yield peaked in 1880 with about 91,000 tons from the Sparta Mountain mines. This sustained productivity attracted the attention of Thomas Edison, who held a handful of untested patents related to ore processing.

  • Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum +

    Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum

    The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum is a former iron mine, now a heritage museum, located on Euclid Street between Lakeshore Drive and Spruce Street in Ishpeming, Michigan. The museum, operated by "Marquette Range Iron Mining Heritage Theme Park Inc.", celebrates the history of the Marquette Iron Range. The site was designated a state of Michigan

  • Republic Michigan And The Republic Mine In The Upper Peninsula +

    Republic Michigan And The Republic Mine In The Upper Peninsula

    The ore produced from this mine was 88% pure iron oxide. The Republic Mine is the only open pit mine in Michigan open for free public viewing. This inactive open pit iron mine, owned by Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, provides a unique opportunity for viewing by the public.

  • Iron River, Mi Mining, Mines, Mine Owners And Mine Statistics +

    Iron River, Mi Mining, Mines, Mine Owners And Mine Statistics

    Hanna Iron Ore Co. Private Iron Bates No. 3 Shaft Private Iron Beta Mine Private Iron Beta Mine Iron Beta Prospect B2 Mineral Mining Co. Private Iron Beta Prospect B3 Mineral Mining Co. Private Iron Beta Prospect B4 Private Iron

  • Pennsylvania Annual Report Of Mines By Year: 1870 +

    Pennsylvania Annual Report Of Mines By Year: 1870

    Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics. Prior to the mid-1880s the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of

  • Upper Country +

    Upper Country

    mining companies used company stores to exploit a captive labor force.26 In Michigan’s iron mining areas, however, companies usually provided stores not to exploit, but to attract and hold a workforce.

  • Marquette Iron Range +

    Marquette Iron Range

    The Marquette Iron Range is a deposit of iron ore located in Marquette County, Michigan in the United States. The towns of Ishpeming and Negaunee developed as a result of mining this deposit. A smaller counterpart of Minnesotas Mesabi Range , this is one of two iron ranges in the Lake Superior basin that are in active production as of 2018.

  • History > Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance +

    History > Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance

    Iron ore mining quickly established itself as the primary industry leading to the development of the County. Eventually the County witnessed the opening of some 70 producing mines, with the center in mining activity gradually

  • History Of The Iron Ore Trade : The Cleveland Memory Project +

    History Of The Iron Ore Trade : The Cleveland Memory Project

    The first shipment of ore in any quantity consisted of 152 tons, which was sent by the Cleveland Iron Mining Company to the Sharon Iron Company in Sharon, Pennsylvania in September, 1853. It took four vessels to move the ore from Marquette to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, where it was portaged over the falls to be reloaded on another vessel.

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