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Mine: Vulcan Mine, Vulcan, MI


Began → Vulcan Mine → Became

From: 1877 - when railroad was completed to Vulcan

Owned by: Menominee Mining Company

Produced: Iron Ore

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Railroad connection:

Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:

Until: 

Lifetime Production: 44,000 tons shipped between 1877 and 1878


1893 and later under Penn Iron Mining Company.

July, 1887 - Four Englishmen, named Wm. Kellow, Wm. Pengilly, James Vanderslyes and Paul Hastaing, were instantly killed in the Vulcan mine at Norway, Mich., Tuesday morning. They were coming out of the mine in a cage when some men above allowed the tram car to get away, and it went thundering down the shaft and struck the cage. Kellow was a single man, aged 18. The others leave widows and large families.-- [Jackson Citizen 07-05-1887]

Vulcan Mine, located on the E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of Section 8, T39N, R29W.