Mine: Florence Mine, MI


Eagle Mine - Florence Mine - Became

Began: 1880

Location: SE-NE and NE-SE Sec. 20 of T40N-R18E

Owner: Florence Iron Co., later by Hanna Iron Ore co.

Type: Iron Ore, soft, red, high phosphorus. Crushed.

Method: Underground, worked by stoping and milling.

Railroad: C&NW to Escanaba ore dock.

Ended: 1931

Total output: 3,680,601 tons between 1880-1931.


 [LSIO-1950]