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Mining:  Homer Mine, Iron River, MI

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Natural Resource:

Iron ore, Medium red-brown, high phosphorus.  Constituent of grade shipped, 1950: Weir.

Location:

W 1/2NW NW-SW Sec. 23, T43N-R35W; Cardiff made up of McGovern, E 1/2-NE and Keweenaw, N 1/2-SE and SW-NE Sec. 22, T43N-R35W; Minckler, NE-SW and W 1/2 NW-SE Sec. 23, T43N-R35W.

Production Years:

Opened 914, shipped every year beginning 1915, except 1931-1932 and 1934.

Tonnage Produced:

6,921,032

Method:

Worked by sub-stoping method.

Depth / Size:

Depth 1,108 feet.

Owner/Agent:

Formerly operated by Buffalo Iron Mining Co.; later by Hanna Iron Ore Co.

Rail Service:

C&NW

Shipping Port:

Port of Escanaba, MI

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