Mine: James Mine, Iron River, MI

Osana Mine → Spies Mine → James Mine → Became

From: 1906

Location: N 1/2-NE Sec. 23 and NW-NW Sec. 24 (Spies Mine) of T43N-R35W.

Owned by: Mineral Mining Co., then James Mining Co. in 1925.

Produced: Iron Ore, soft, yellow, high phosphorus. Some crushed.

Method: Underground, worked by stoping and sub-level caving method. Depth: 900 feet.

Railroad connection: C&NW to port of Escanaba.


Lifetime Production: 7,684,7078 tons between 1907-1950. Continues. Adjoining Wauseca property may have been part of this between 1911 and 1922.