Mine: Foster Mine, Ishpeming, MI
Began → Foster Mine → Became
Owned by: Iron Cliffs Company
Produced: Iron Ore
Method: Long narrow open pit.
Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:
Until: At least 1878.
Lifetime Production: 100,012 tons of iron ore shipped as of 1878. [LSMI-1909]
Section 23, 47-27, east of the Braastad on the estate of the Iron Cliffs Company. Later Iron Cliffs Mine.
Three miles S of Ishpeming, SW 1/4 of Section 23, T47-R27.
In 1878, this was an open pit mine, 500' long, 15' wide and 70' deep.