Mine: Republic Mine, MI

Republic Mine MI railroadsThe Republic Mine was located in the town of Republic which is located six miles southwest of Humboldt in Marquette County. Ultimately, Republic Mine became a very large open pit mine prior to its closure in the early 1970's.

Photo Info/Credit: In its final days, a pair of Lake Superior & Ishpeming units are photographed under an ore loading facility at Republic Mine in September, 1977. [Mark Andersen]