Mine: Paint River Mine, Crystal Falls, MI

Fairbanks Mine → Paint River Mine → Became

Opened: 1882

Location: NE-SE and Lots 4 and 5 Sec. 20 of T43N-R32W

Owned by: Corrigan Mckinney Steel Co. Merged into Republic Steel Corp. in 1935.

Produced: Iron Ore, soft, red, high phosphorus.

Method: Open pit and underground.

Railroad connection: C&NW to port of Escanaba.

Until: 1913

Lifetime Production: 382,078 tons between 1882-1913


The Paint River Mine was located in Crystal Falls in the SE quarter of Section 20, T43N-R32W. [MINDAT]  Opened in 1880.