Mine: Detroit Salt Mine, Detroit, MI
Began → Detroit Salt Mine → Continuing
Owned by: Detroit Salt and Manufacturing Co., later Detroit Salt Company LLC. Bought by Kissner Group of Canada in 2010.
Produced: Rock salt.
Method: Mine shaft to 1,100 feet level.
Railroad connection: Wabash, Michigan Central
Until: Closed in 1983 and reopened in 1998.
1,500 acres underground.
Initially used for leather and food industries. Now deicing road salt.
Two shafts. One for hauling workers and materials, other for salt product.