Mine: Porter Mine, Amasa, MI
Began → Porter Mine → Closed
Location: N 1/2-NE and SE-NE Sec. 22 of T44N-R33W
Owned by: Nevada Mining Co. (Oglebay, Norton & Co, agent), and later by Hemlock River Mining Co. (Pickands Mather & Co. agent).
Produced: Iron Ore, underground. Soft, red, non-bessemer, pafrtly crushed.
Method: Worked by sub-level caving method. Depth 850'. A reserve property of Inland Steel Co. in 1952.
Railroad connection: MILW to port of Escanaba.
Stamp Mill/Pellet Plant:
Lifetime Production: 733;327 tons from 1916-1927.