Mine: Beta Mine, Iron River, MI


Began → Beta Mine → Became

From: 1885

Location: NE-SW Sec. 26 of T43N-R35W.

Owned by: Later, Pittsburgh Coke & Iron Co.

Produced: Iron Ore

Method: Underground.

Railroad connection: C&NW to Escanaba dock.

Until: Closed in 1887 but shipped from stockpile in 1891 and 1941-1942. Exausted.

Lifetime Production: 27,156 tons between 1886-1942.


Mineral Hills Mining Company. This property later included in the Nanaimo Mine. 1941-1942 shipments were by the Pittsburgh Coke & Iron Co.

[LSIO-1950]