Mine: Book Mine, Alpha, MI
Began → Book Mine → Became
Location: NE and NE-NW Sec. 12 of T42N-R23W
Owned by: North Range Mining Co.
Produced: Iron Ore, soft, red, high hosphorus.
Method: Open pit, now worked (1950) as an underground mine by stoping method. Depth: 500 feet.
Railroad connection: C&NW to Escanaba dock.
Lifetime Production: 1,349,360 tons from 1943-1950. Continues.
The Book Mine was located in Alpha southwest of Crystal Fall in Iron County.