Mine: Republic Mine, MI
The 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]