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Annual Review of the Iron Mining and Other Industries of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

by Alfred P. Swineford

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Read about more than 75 gold-mining ventures in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the people who pursued them. From the discovery of the mineral wealth in the s to modern mining and prospecting practices today, this publication is the only complete history of Michigan. History of the upper peninsula of Michigan: containing a full account of its early settlement, its growth, development, and resources, an extended description of its iron and copper mines: also, accurate sketches of its counties, cities, towns, and villages biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers.

  Reviewed J As a native of Michigan's Upper Peninsula I was eager to visit this museum about the iron ore industry which provided jobs for my family, friends and relatives. The museum is well laid out and chronicles the mining industry in the area.5/5(52). History. Iron County in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula was established as a county in , having been severed from Ely township, Marquette County. Economic development was primarily based on the mining and logging industries and enriched by .

  This is an excerpt from an article written by my father (James M. Clem) in the early ’s about Gold mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was Reviews: 1.   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 (


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Annual Review of the Iron Mining and Other Industries of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan by Alfred P. Swineford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Annual review of the iron mining and other industries of the upper peninsula of Michigan Volume Paperback – by Books Group (Author)First published: 10 May, This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages Annual Review Of The Iron Mining And Other Industries Of The Upper Peninsula: Alfred P.

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Annual review of the iron mining and other industries of the Upper Peninsula /([s.l.]: Mining journal,), by A. Swineford (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Michigan's Upper Peninsula iron ore industry. ([n.p.], )(page images at HathiTrust).

The Marquette Iron Range was the first Michigan iron range to be discovered and developed. The Marquette Range had been of interest to geologists since the early s when Michigan's first State Geologist, Dr.

Douglas Houghton, conducted a systematic scientific analysis and exploration of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The City of Escanaba, Michigan, U.S.A., "The Iron Port of the World": A History of Its Growth, with a Description of Its Industries, Resources, Commercial Position, Climate and Topography.

Massive mining vehicles along a roadway built into the wall of Upper Michigan’s Empire Mine (right) are barely visible in the vastness of the 1. of pig iron per year. Michigan's steel capacity is 6th in the nation, rated at 6, tons per year.

Michigan iron ore averages about 51 per cent iron natural. Its parent rock, the iron formation, averages 20 per cent to 25 per cent iron. The ore is a product of a natural concentration of the iron by removal of its associated silica. Demand for metals on the world market is prompting a mining boom in Michigan's rural Upper Peninsula, where jobs are scarce.

But possible environmental damage to forests, lakes, and rivers alarms. Since the beginning of iron mining in Michigan more than one-half billion tons of ore have been shipped from ports on the upper lakes. The value of these shipments amounts to approximately one and one-quarter billion dollars.

Mineral Industries of Michigan – Page 4 of Amid the forested ravines of the Marquette Iron Range, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum overlooks the Carp River and the site of the first iron forge in the Lake Superior region.

The museum highlights the state's iron mining industry. History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Containing a Full Account of its Early Settlement; Its Growth, Development and Resources; an Extended Description of its Iron and Copper Mines.

Also, Accurate Sketches of its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages, their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories; Biographical Sketches, Portraits of. The copper-rich Keweenaw Peninsula, the northernmost part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, juts 40 miles into Lake Superior from its south shore.

Although the copper mines are now silent, the natural elements including forests, low rolling hills, Lake Superior and countless inland lakes and streams, cool summer temperatures, and hay fever.

Only 10 years before, Iron Mountain and Calumet had the greatest concentrations of Italians in the Upper Peninsula. (Italians in Michigan 22) Their heavy presence in these two mining centers seems to validate the idea that Italian-Americans in the Upper Peninsula (and in Michigan as a whole) were likely to have originally arrived, to work in.

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 inthe Upper Peninsula mines (below) have produced well over one billion tons of iron ore.

Some barren waste. Iron ore is Michigan’s most valuable non-fuel, mined commodity. The statistics of the wealth and industry of the united states: Embracing the tables of wealth, taxation, and public indebtedness of agriculture, manufactures, mining and the fisheries: With which are reproduced, from the volume on population the major tables of occupations, compiled from the original returns of the ninth census, june 1,   Michigan Iron Industry Museum: Please visit.

Experience our super-rich iron mining heritage. - See 52 traveler reviews, 22 candid photos, and great deals for 5/5(52). Read about more than 75 gold-mining ventures in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the people who pursued them.

From the discovery of the mineral wealth in the s to modern mining and prospecting practices today, this publication is the only complete history of Michigan /5. The statistics of the wealth and industry of the united states: Embracing the tables of wealth, taxation, and public indebtedness of agriculture, manufactures, mining and the fisheries: With which are reproduced, from the volume on population the major tables of occupations, compiled from the original returns of the ninth census, june 1.

The first mineral boom in the United States occurred in when people from all over the continent began to chase the copper, silver and iron of Michigan’s upper peninsula.

These mines were in commercial operation for more than a hundred years. Michigan has produced over 14 billion pounds of copper since mining began in Full text of "Iron-bearing rocks (economic) [of the upper peninsula of Michigan]" See other formats.Bythe 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.

By the end of the century, the 3 ranges were shipping out 9 million tons per year.