Mining History Association

Mining histry tour of Chisholm MN The 19th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Chisholm Minnesota June 15 2008 Chisholm and nearby Hibbing are located in the heart of the famous Mesabi Iron Range

Minnesota MInes

Northern Minnesota was the scene of two minor gold rushes in It was these insignificant gold rushes that were responsible for the discovery and development of the highly significant iron mining industry in Minnesota

Minntac Iron Mine In Mountain Iron Minnesota The

The Minntac Iron Mine is in Mountain Iron Minnesota Historically the site has been associated with the Mesabi Mining District which is now part of the Superior National Forest The site was first discovered in 1890 The Minntac Iron Mine is a surface mining

Taconite History of Erie Mining Company a true gem

For this native of the Mesabi Iron Range the book quot Taconite New Life for Minnesota s Iron Range The History of Erie Mining Company quot is a true gem The people who put this project together

Minnesota Iron

Minnesota has the largest deposits of iron ore in the United States and northern Minnesota has been mining iron ore for 130 years 26 years after Minnesota became a state in 1858 The majority of iron mined is used to make steel which has been used to build infrastructure appliances vehicles and so many other things that make our modern lives possible

Mining in Minnesota Minnesota DNR

nbsp 0183 32 In the past iron ore was mined on three iron ranges the Cuyuna Mesabi and Vermilion and also in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota Today only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore taconite mining taking place Clay is mined in the Minnesota River

A very brief history of mining on the Cuyuna Iron Range

Iron mining in the district the furthest south and west of Minnesota s iron ranges began in 1907 During World War I and World War II the district mined manganese rich iron ores to harden the

Minnesota s Iron Country Rich Ore Rich Lives Lamppa

The heart of the book however is the exploration and settlement of Minnesota s Mesabi Vermilion and Cuyuna iron ranges and the development of the iron mining industry The book presents the history of these areas in much greater depth explaining how social political and economic factors caused mining camps to become villages and allowed some villages to become prosperous cities while

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

In the late 19th century prospectors searching for gold in northern Minnesota discovered extremely rich veins of hematite at this site often containing more than 65 iron An open pit mine began operation in 1882 and moved to underground mining by 1900 for safety reasons

Lost Iron Range

nbsp 0183 32 Minnesota Iron Mining Process Duration 6 15 Minnesota Iron 200 276 views 6 15 Brotherhood of the Broadaxe Duration 48 16 Minnesota Iron 200 276 views 6 15 Brotherhood of the Broadaxe

Explore Minnesota

Explore Minnesota IRON ORE Minnesota s iron ore operations have a production capacity of about 40 million tons of high grade iron ore annually which is approximately 75 percentof total U S iron ore production To produce 40 million tons of high grade iron

The Cuyuna Range a history of a Minnesota iron and

The Cuyuna Range a history of a Minnesota iron and mining district Minnesota Historical Records Survey Project The Project 1940 Technology amp Engineering 336 pages 0 Reviews From inside the book What people are saying Write a review

The Importance of Iron Mining Imagine LiFe without Iron

Unearthed on northeastern Minnesota s Iron Range in 1884 iron mining has long played and continues to play a vital role in every individual s life From the cars we drive and the bridges we drive on to the skyscrapers that line our country s skylines to the wind turbines generating power throughout the nation iron mining has built America

Minnesota Iron Mining

The Iron Mining Association IMA of Minnesota promotes a healthy iron ore industry that will continue to benefit northeastern Minnesota as well as the entire state It s an industry our communities state and country depend on today and into the future

Minnesota Iron Mining Process

nbsp 0183 32 Powerscreen Iron Ore Mining Application Cone crushers jaw crushers and mobile screens Duration 22 52 Powerscreen Official 224 238 views

Mining on the Iron Range Minnesota Digital Library

Alanen Arnold R Years of Change on the Iron Range In Minnesota in a Century of Change The State and Its People Since 1900 edited by Clifford E Clark Jr 155–194 St Paul Minnesota Historical Society Press 1989 Holmquist June Drenning ed They Chose Minnesota A

Mesabi Range

The Mesabi Iron Range is an elongate trend containing large deposits of iron ore and the largest of four major iron ranges in the region collectively known as the Iron Range of Minnesota Discovered in 1866 it is the chief iron ore mining district in the United States

Minnesota Mining History

Minnesota Mining History Mining History History of Mining Gold Mining Iron Mining Cuyuna Range Mesabi Range Vermilion Range Mining Miners Miner s Open Pit


Exposing young people to the importance of mining Taconite Rocks is a comprehensive curriculum developed by educators on Minnesota s Iron Range to be used in sixth grade classes Combining science language skills mathematics and social studies Taconite Rocks offers a number of modules that can be used in a variety of classroom settings

Fascinating scraps of Minnesota iron mining history are still

Minnesota s mining history is a complex and convoluted story of an immigrant community that shaped northern Minnesota culture while feeding the nation s steel mills While there is little good information online about the Hill Annex Mine itself there are a few resources that paint the broader picture of the mine and Iron Range history

Iron Range

The Iron Range of Minnesota has a fascinating history that shaped the state These 12 Rare Photos Show Minnesota s Mining History Like Never Before From long before official statehood in 1858 and up to the present day Minnesota has a rich history

Attractions On The Iron Range Find Exciting Things To Do

Take time to immerse yourself in the deep history of this region – and learn from the heroic past of Minnesota s Iron Range Never run out of fun attractions that


After viewing the History Unit videos reading the History Unit materials and completing the History Unit activities students will be able to complete a timeline that includes five people five events and five places of significance in the development of the iron mining

Hill Annex Mine In Minnesota Is A Must See Abandoned

This Abandoned Iron Mine In Minnesota Is Like Nothing You ve Seen Before With Minnesota s mining history it should come as no surprise that there are more than a few mines still around Some like the enormous Hull Rust Mahoning mine are still operating

How immigrants shaped the Iron Range MinnPost

Minnesota has three iron mining ranges which are collectively known as the Iron Range The Vermilion is the northernmost and it began shipping ore in 1884 The Mesabi Range is the largest and
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