Mine: Ernst Mine, commonwealth, WI


Began - Ernst Mine - Became


Began: 1912

Location: SW diagonal 1/2 of SW-SW Sec. 17 of T40N-R18E

Owner: Florence Iron Col (M.A. Hanna Co. agent).

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

Method: Underground. Depth 500 feet.

Railroad: C&NW to Escanaba ore dock.

Ended: 1929

Lifetime: 670,183 tons between 1914-1929.


 [LSIO-1950]