Iron Ore Upper Peninsula

Iron Mines in Michigan : Image of the Day

Orange ponds on the Upper Peninsula near Empire and ... ancient Precambrian rock layers in the area were laced with bands of iron ore. ... R. Michigan Iron Mines ...

Republic Michigan and the Republic Mine in the Upper Peninsula

The ore was transported by rail to Marquette and Escanaba and then shipped by ore boat throughout the Great Lakes area. By 1890, the 3 Upper Peninsula Iron Ranges, Marquette, Menominee and Gogebic, were producing 7 million tons of iron ore a year and became the nation's major producer of iron ore.

Iron ore mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula being ...

ISHPEMING, Mich. (AP) - A mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is being mothballed after wrapping up production of iron ore pellets. The Mining Journal of Marquette reports (https://bit.ly/2aXtk89 ) that Wednesday marked the last day of pellet production before the mine in Marquette County is shut down.

Michigan-Iron-Mines - Mining Artifacts

michigan iron mines There are three iron ranges in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, these are the Gogebic, Marquette and Menominee Ranges. The Gogebic was the last of the three great iron ore fields opened in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin.

Up Close: Iron Mining in the Upper Peninsula | WXPR

Iron pellets from Empire and Tilden mines is sent to the Marquette Ore Docks on Lake Superior. Credit P. Gordon / flickr/photos/pgordon/5264273065/sizes/m/in/photolist-92bLYH/ While Wisconsin hasn’t seen an open pit mine in a while, some neighboring states have.

Iron I - Michigan State University

It was called the barren waste, this land that is now Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. However, since its first iron ore shipment of two hundred pounds in 1846, the Upper Peninsula mines (below) have produced well over one billion tons of iron ore. Some barren waste!

Iron Ore Heritage Trail (Marquette) - 2018 All You Need to ...

Iron Ore Heritage Trail, Marquette: See 23 reviews, articles, and 8 photos of Iron Ore Heritage Trail, ranked No.13 on TripAdvisor among 35 attractions in Marquette.

Fayette Historic Townsite, Upper Peninsula of Michigan

In the mid-1800s, iron ore was shipped from the Upper Peninsula mines to the foundries in the lower Great Lakes at an enormous cost. This high cost of shipping was caused by inefficient transportation combined with the nearly 40 percent waste the ore contained.

Iron ore mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula being ...

A mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is being mothballed after wrapping up production of iron ore pellets.

400 will lose jobs as closing looms for Upper Peninsula ...

West Michigan Business; 400 will lose jobs as closing looms for Upper Peninsula iron-ore mine

Iron Ore Heritage Trail (Marquette) - 2018 All You Need to ...

Iron Ore Heritage Trail, Marquette: See 23 reviews, articles, and 8 photos of Iron Ore Heritage Trail, ranked No.13 on TripAdvisor among 35 attractions in Marquette.

End of Upper Peninsula’s Empire mine, ‘end of the life’

The Upper Peninsula’s Empire Mine is closing, ... The Tilden Mine employs 770 workers. It will be the last operating iron ore mine in the state.

Post-War Iron Mining | Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth ...

Value of Iron Ore Mined in the Census Year By States. Above is a table displaying the amount of iron ore produced by state from 1879 to 1920 (23) The peak of the Upper Peninsula’s iron mining industry came around the 1920s, before the Great Depression had the chance to take its toll on the industry.

Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Upper Peninsula ...

A Canadian company is planning a new mine in the Upper Peninsula, ... Troubled mining industry now resurgent in ... largest open-pit iron ore mine in ...

Mining and Logging | NMU Center for U.P. Studies

Biographical. Underground mining terminology, iron ore mining, labor ... and Republic mines in the Upper Peninsula, the evolution of mining practices since the ...

Marquette Iron Range - Wikipedia

The Marquette Iron Range is a deposit of iron ore located in Marquette County, Michigan in the United States. The towns of Ishpeming and Negaunee developed as a result of mining this deposit.

US Midwest poised for a copper and iron ore mining rebirth ...

Mining for iron ore and copper in the US Upper Midwest is expected to stage a major comeback, ... The Michigan's Upper Peninsula area, ...

Troubled mining industry now resurgent in Upper Peninsula ...

A Canadian company is planning a new mine in the Upper Peninsula, ... Troubled mining industry now resurgent in ... largest open-pit iron ore mine in ...

Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Wikipedia

The Upper Peninsula supplied 90% of America's copper by the 1860s. It was the largest supplier of iron ore by the 1890s, and production continued to a peak in the 1920s, but sharply declined shortly afterward. The last copper mine closed in 1995, although the majority of mines had closed decades before. Some iron mining continues near Marquette.

Pre-War Iron Mining | Upper Peninsula Iron Mining: Growth ...

The demand for iron ore from the Upper Peninsula brought many people to the area in hopes of getting into the prosperous opportunities the mining industry had to offer. According to the 1864 Michigan Department of State Census stated, “there are 6 mines in Marquette County, employing 562 persons.

Michigan Iron Mines

Northern Peninsula and 21 in the Southern Peninsula. Today, all of Michigan's iron and steel is produced in the ... Michigan iron ore averages about 51 per cent iron ...

IRON O RE - USGS Mineral Resources Program

IRON ORE—1997 41.1 FIGURE 1 ... The two taconite operations on the Marquette iron range in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan were the Empire and Tilden Mines.

A Mining Rush in the Upper Peninsula - nytimes

From the 1840s to the 1880s, the Upper Peninsula turned out most of the country’s copper and, by 1880, a large chunk of its iron ore. Newspapers, cities, roads and parks still bear the names of miners, minerals, mining companies and other things related to mining.

History of the Iron Ore Trade : The Cleveland Memory Project

Iron ore was discovered on the Marquette Range on September 19, 1844 by William A. Burt, United States Deputy Surveyor, and party who were surveying in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.