Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the Upper Peninsula

Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the Upper Peninsula


A Brief History of Mining in Michigan s Marquette and Menominee Iron Ranges The Upper Peninsula of Michigan the U P as the locals call it has been blessed with a wealth of mineral resources The Native Americans were the earliest miners using float copper left behind by the receding glaciers to make implements of many types


End of U P s Empire mine end of the life

End of U P s Empire mine end of the life


IRON MINING TODAY Open pit mining for iron ore replaced shaft mining very early on in the history of the Michigan Iron Ranges Today all the underground mines are closed and only a very few open pit mines are still operating What remains of the underground mines is often only a few heaps of waste rocks below and some slumped landscapes


A Brief History of Mining in Michigan s Marquette and

A Brief History of Mining in Michigan s Marquette and


Although Michigan has many iron-rich rocks usually the amount of iron in them is so low as to preclude mining In iron formations the amount of iron has been concentrated by weathering and leaching of non-iron minerals such that we only use the term iron formation for rocks that contain 50 iron


Iron I - Michigan State University

Iron I - Michigan State University


On Nov 3 1926 all but one of the 52 men working in the Barnes-Hecker Iron mine in the Marquette Iron Range were killed in what remains the worst mining disaster in Michigan s history


Marquette Iron Range - Wikipedia

Marquette Iron Range - Wikipedia


A Brief History of Mining in the Upper Peninsula 1844 Iron ore is discovered in the Upper Peninsula by William A Burt the United States deputy surveyor 27 1845 The first major discovery of ore is made near Negaunee Michigan 28 July 23 The Jackson Mining Company is formed The Jackson Mine is opened in Negaunee Michigan


History - Iron Ore Heritage Trail

History - Iron Ore Heritage Trail


Sep 30 2019· Hotels near Iron Mountain Iron Mine 3 14 mi Americas Best Value Inn Suites - Norway 8 82 mi Country Inn Suites by Radisson Iron Mountain MI 12 73 mi Grand Motel 18 91 mi Christmas Lane B B 21 00 mi Doll s Lakeside Bed and Breakfast View all hotels near Iron Mountain Iron Mine on Tripadvisor


Michigan Iron Industry Museum Michigan

Michigan Iron Industry Museum Michigan


Dec 31 2016· These 11 Rare Photos Show Michigan s Copper Mining History Like Never Before Most Michiganders know that our state played a large role in the earliest days of the copper mining industry but it s easy to forget that we once sat at the very forefront of this booming business


From Italy to the UP A mining family album Bridge Magazine

From Italy to the UP A mining family album Bridge Magazine


Michigan Time Traveler Teacher s Guide KIDS HISTORY AUGUST 2001 MINING IN MICHIGAN Note to teachers This supplement includes a discussion guide lessons and Michigan Content Standards to use with the Michigan Time Traveler page


These 11 Rare Photos Show Michigan s Copper Mining History

These 11 Rare Photos Show Michigan s Copper Mining History


Tourist Attraction State Historical Landmark Best Michigan Attraction Ride the Train Iron Mine Iron Mountain Iron M ine World Famous Underground Iron Mine Guided Tours Family Owned and Operated Since 1958 HOME ROCK SHOP TOUR PRICING COUPON


Marquette Iron Range - Wikipedia

Marquette Iron Range - Wikipedia


The Marquette Iron Range was designated as a Michigan registered historic site in 1957 listed as S-0035 The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum in Ishpeming and the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee each celebrate the history of the iron ore deposit and its miners


Iron Mountain Michigan - Wikipedia

Iron Mountain Michigan - Wikipedia


CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM BOOKLET CLICK HERE FOR A BRIEF HISTORY OF MINING IN MICHIGAN S MARQUETTE AND MENOMINEE IRON RANGES CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE Michigan s Iron Ranges Early surface mining on the Marquette Iron Range at the Jackson Iron Mine in Negaunee ca1860


Republic Mine Upper Peninsula Michigan 1978 - YouTube

Republic Mine Upper Peninsula Michigan 1978 - YouTube


Michigan Mines A list of all the Mines in Michigan with maps driving directions and a local area search function


Mining History Mine Shafts of Michigan Iron Mines

Mining History Mine Shafts of Michigan Iron Mines


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 Mines in Michigan - NASA

Iron Mines in Michigan - NASA


Iron County Michigan Mines A listing of all the Mines in Iron County MI with maps driving directions and a local area search function


Tourist Attraction Michigan Iron Mountain Guided Tours

Tourist Attraction Michigan Iron Mountain Guided Tours


The mining industry has been essential for Marquettes economy since its founding in 1849 The Upper Peninsula was considered a useless piece of inhospitable land up until Douglas Houghton discovered copper in the Keweenaw Peninsula in 1841 Soon after William Burt discovered iron ore in the Upper Peninsula in 1844


Nov 3 1926 Hour-by-hour look at Michigan s worst mining

Nov 3 1926 Hour-by-hour look at Michigan s worst mining


Sep 11 2013· But by the 1950s most of the easily accessible ore with high concentrations of iron was gone and mining companies had to dig much deeper and develop new techniques to extract and concentrate iron from lower-grade ore Today mine operators in Michigan s Upper Peninsula are generally after taconite a low-grade ore that was once considered


Michigan Iron Mines

Michigan Iron Mines


Amid the forested ravines of the Marquette Iron Range the Michigan Iron Industry Museum overlooks the Carp River and the site of the first iron forge in the Lake Superior region The museum highlights the state s iron mining industry which has flourished for more than 125 years


Mine Inspector - Iron County - Iron County Michigan

Mine Inspector - Iron County - Iron County Michigan


Burrow s Cave Lecture by Russ Burrow s himself Found a cave full of out of place artifacts inside by Terry Carter


Ironwood MI History

Ironwood MI History


In 1845 the search for iron ore began in earnest and the first major discovery was made near the present site of Negaunee The men of the search party formed the Jackson Mining Company on July 23 1845 and iron mining in Michigan officially began


Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850

Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850


Filter 40 iron mines by commodity disposition development status and record type in Dickinson County Michigan


ironmine HISTORY - Iron Mountain Iron Mine

ironmine HISTORY - Iron Mountain Iron Mine


Welcome to Marquette Michigan The City of Marquette is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior Historically a center of the iron industry of Michigan Marquette is now also home to a growing university several research facilities and the largest wooden dome in the world


Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining Growth after the

Timeline Upper Peninsula Iron Mining Growth after the


Timeline of Michigan Copper Mining Prehistory to 1850 7 000 years ago The earliest known metalworking in North America begins when Native peoples start mining copper on the Keweenaw Peninsula Digging pits and using heavy stones to break waste rock away from copper masses they fashion bracelets beads tools fishhooks and other items for


Iron IV - Michigan State University

Iron IV - Michigan State University


The First Open Pit Mining Site The Jackson Mine Discovering iron ore was easier than mining it This first open pit mine in the Lake Superior region started as a mountain of ore 150 feet high Workers began prying ore from the surface with a bar and pick Later they hand- drilled holes and filled them with explosives to fracture the ore body


History - Iron County Michigan

History - Iron County Michigan


Michigan Iron Industry Museum 773 likes · 42 talking about this · 909 were here Experience the Marquette Iron Range Exhibits include audiovisual programs outdoor interpretive paths and hands-on


Iron Mountain Iron Mine Vulcan - 2020 All You Need to

Iron Mountain Iron Mine Vulcan - 2020 All You Need to


The beautiful structure is built of Lake Superior sandstone and red-brick in Richardson Romanesque style This magnificantly restored C NW Chicago NorthWestern Railway Depot is now a museum featuring iron mining displays railroad memorabilia Ironwood communities and culture and region historical artifacts MAKING HISTORY MATTER


Michigan Time Traveler Teacher s Guide KIDS HISTORY

Michigan Time Traveler Teacher s Guide KIDS HISTORY


Underground train tours are conducted daily from 9 a m to 5 p m from Memorial Weekend to October 15th Our guides are very experienced since some have been working for the Iron Mountain Iron Mine for 10 years The management and employees are ready to share mining history with you Come tour the Iron Mountain Iron Mine


Dickinson County Michigan Iron Mines The Diggings

Dickinson County Michigan Iron Mines The Diggings


West Iron County Directory Plate Maps Back to Governmental Offices Index Iron County has approximately 135 abandoned mine parcels The Mine Inspector is an elected position and the position is mandated by the State of Michigan His responsibility is to inspect Iron County s abandoned mines and pits to comply with safety measures


Historic Ironwood Depot Museum Michigan

Historic Ironwood Depot Museum Michigan


Michigan has 1 853 identified mines listed in The Diggings The most commonly listed primary commodities in Michigan mines are Iron Copper and Silver At the time these mines were surveyed 215 mines in Michigan were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop shallow pit or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine 1 Michigan has 783 prospect mines 2 818 mines were in


Marquette Iron City Michigan History

Marquette Iron City Michigan History


Apr 28 2016· Here are some rare images of this massive open pit iron ore mine when it still operated Includes a view looking into a cone gyratory crusher Republic Mine Upper Peninsula Michigan …


Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Home Facebook

Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Home Facebook


Mining History Mine Shafts of Michigan Iron Range These photos from the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections J R VanPelt Library In some cases where noted prints from original negatives that would be better resolution than screen image are available from the library archives


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