Mine: McComber Mine, Negaunee, MI

Began → McComber Mine → Became

From: 1870

Owned by: Sold to McComber Iron Company in 1872.

Produced: Iron Ore

Method: In 1878, fivve large open pits, will begin underground mining soon.

Railroad connection:

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.