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Mining:  Davidson Group 1-2-3 Mines, Iron River, MI

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Natural Resource:

Iron ore, soft, yellow, high phosphorus.  Sterling grade shipped in 1950.

Location:

No. 1: NE-NW Sec 23; No. 2: W 1/2-SE Sec. 14; No. 3: SE-SE Sec 14; Barnett: SW Sec. 13; and SE-SW Sec 14 (part of Forbes), all in T43N-R35W

Production Years:

1911-1953

Tonnage Produced:

8,197,014

Method:

Worked by back stoping and caving method.

Depth / Size:

No. 1: 950 ft. deep.  No. 2 445 feet deep; No. 3 900 ft. deep. Barnet is inactive, held as reserve.

Owner/Agent:

Pickands Mining Co., Pickands Mather and Co.

Rail Service:

C&NW

Shipping Port:

Port of Escanaba, MI

Notes:

Barnett site was acquired by Pickands Mining Co. in 1947 and used as the site for the Davidson shaft.

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