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Mine: Lake Superior Mine, Ishpeming, MI


Began → Lake Superior Mine → Became

From: 1858

Owned by: Lake Superior Mining Company, later United States Steel.

Produced: Iron Ore

Method: 

Railroad connection: DSS&A, later LS&I

Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:

Until: 

Lifetime Production: 1,999,833 tons of ore shipped from 1858 to 1909.


Southwest portion of City of Ishpeming, Section 9 and 10, T47-R27. 65% metallic iron, 3.6% silica. [CMS-1878]