Mine: Porter Mine, Amasa, MI


Began → Porter Mine → Closed

From: 1914

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:

Until: 1927

Lifetime Production: 733;327 tons from 1916-1927.