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Mining:  Wickwire Mine, Iron River, MI

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Natural Resource:

Iron ore, mediu, red-brown, high phosphorus.

Location:

NE-NW and NW-NE Sec. 35, T42N-R35W.  NW-NE Sec. 35 is now included in Hiawatha No. 1 mine.

Production Years:

Opened in 1911, shipped through 1917, except 1915. 

Tonnage Produced:

x,xxx,xxx

Method:

Underground. Worked by slicing and caving methods.

Depth / Size:

Depth: 313 feet.

Owner/Agent:

Wickwire Mining Co. (former), Wickwire Steel Company.  Hiawatha No. 1 operated by Hanna Iron Ore Co.

Rail Service:

C&NW

Shipping Port:

Port of Escanaba, MI

Notes:

Productive section now a part of Hiawatha No. 1.

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