Mine: Mansfield Mine, Crystal Falls, MI

Began → Mansfield Mine → Became

From: 1889

Owned by: 

Produced: Iron Ore


Railroad connection: C&NW branch east from Crystal Falls Junction.

Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:


Lifetime Production: 

Located east of Crystal Falls, MI

September 28, 1893 - Mansfield Mine, Crystal Falls, Iron Co. - Inrush of water - 28 fatalties

February, 1897 - Iron Mountain, Mich., Feb. 19--The decomposed remains of one of the twenty-seven miners drowned in the Mansfield mine, near Crystal Falls, four years ago, was recovered late last night. The workmen expect to reach the other bodies soon. It will be remembered that the Michagamme river suddenly broke into the mine and overwhelmed the miners.-- [Emporia Gazette, KS 02-19-1897]