Mine: Norway Mine, Norway, MI

Began → Norway Mine → Became

From: 1878

Owned by: Menominee Mining Co in 1878, then Penn Iron Mining Co.

Produced: Iron Ore


Railroad connection: C&NW branch one mile long. Ore pockets on south side of track.

Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:


Lifetime Production: 

NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 5, T39-R29. Two miles northwest of the Vulcan Mine in Norway.

1893 and later under Penn Iron Mining Company.

July, 1916 - Norway, Mich., July 22--In a cave-in on the 18th level of the Curry mine of the Penn Iron Mining company near here, three men were killed and a fourth, James Binanzetti, is caught between two timbers, still alive, but out of the reach of rescuers. Men are working to reach the imprisoned miner. The dead: Dick Cooper, Thomas Jones, and Grederic Vercauten-- [Kalamazoo Gazette 07-22-1916]