Mine: Wickwire Mine, Stambaugh, MI


Began → Wickwire Mine → Hiawatha No. 1 Mine

From: 1911

Location: NE-NW and NW-NE Sec. 35 of T42N-R35W. NW-NE Sec. 35 is now included in Hiawatha No. 1

Owned by: Wickwire Mining Co., later Hanna Iron Ore Co.

Produced: Iron Ore, medium, red-borwn, high phosphorus.

Method: Underground worked by slicing and caving methods. Depth of 313 feet.

Railroad connection: C&NW to port of Escanaba.

Until: 1917

Lifetime Production: 128,869 tons from 1911-1917.


In 1950's, a part of the Hiawatha No. 1 mine. [LSIO-1950]


Wickwire Mine

Photo Info/Credit: A photograph of the Wickwire Mine in 1915.