Mine: Zimmerman Mine, Gaastra, MI
Began → Zimmerman Mine → Buck Group of Mines
Location: E 1/2-NW Sec. 7 of T42N-R34W
Owned by: Verona Mining Co. Pickands Mather & Co. agents.
Produced: Iron Ore, oft, red, high phosphorus. Crushed.
Railroad connection: C&NW to port of Escanaba.
Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:
Lifetime Production: 3,609,727 tons from 1907 to 1950
Opened in 1907; shipped 1908-1949 except years 1921, 1933 and 1938-1941. 1937 shipment from stockpile and 1944-1945 shipments partly from stockpile by M.A. Hanna Co. Formerly operated by Hanna Iron Ore Co. Acquired in 1944 by the Verona Mining Co. and since operated as part of the Buck Group.
Photo info: The Zimmerman mine head frame at Gaastra. [MINART]