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Natural Resource:

Iron ore. hard, red, high phosphorus and manganiferous.  Crushed. Constituent of grade shipped, 1945: Weir.

Location:

SW Sec. 21 and W 1/2 and NE Sec. 29, T43N-R34Wl includes Blair, SW Sec. 29; Schiebler, NE-NE Sec 29; Paulsen, NW-NE Sec. 29 and White, E 1/2-NW Sec. 29.

Production Years:

Opened in 1912; shipped every year through 1945, except 1921, 1934, 1938-1939 and 1943-1944.  Shipments from stockpile 1937-1945 inclusive.

Tonnage Produced:

2,907,375

Method:

Worked by caving method.  the Blair-Erickson are underground explorations not yet opened.

Depth / Size:

500 feet.

Owner/Agent:

Formerly operated by Munro Iron Mining Company, now by Hanna Iron Ore Company.

Rail Service:

C&NW

Shipping Port:

Port of Escanaba, MI

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