Mine: McComber Mine, Negaunee, MI
Began → McComber Mine → Became
Owned by: Sold to McComber Iron Company in 1872.
Produced: Iron Ore
Method: In 1878, fivve large open pits, will begin underground mining soon.
Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant: Ore sent to Munising Furnace.
Lifetime Production: 164,322 tons of iron ore through 1878.
See Lucy Mine.
NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 7 T47-R26. Adjouning the west side of the Negaunee Mine.
In 1877, replaced machinery damaged by fire. Mine has 85.5% iron, 10.6% manganese.
In 1878 60% metallic iron, 1.5% metallic manganese.