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Michigan's Upper Peninsula iron ore industry. (Book, 1957

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Iron Mountain Tourism, Michigan Iron Mountain Trip

Iron Mountain is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 7,624 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dickinson County, in the state's Upper Peninsula. Iron Mountain was named for the valuable iron ore found in the vicinity.

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Iron Range and Huron Bay Railroad Wikipedia

The Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad (IR&HB) is a defunct railroad constructed to haul iron ore in Michigan's Upper Peninsula during the 1890s. Financial and engineering problems prevented the railroad's operation; it remains an unusual example of a

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A 51st State InMichigan? Mother Jones

Aug 18, 2010 · Iron Range An ore dock sit empty in downtown Marquette. In its heyday, trains would ride the rails to the top, then dump their iron ore into the barges waiting below. (Photo Tim Murphy

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Upper Peninsula Travel guide at Wikivoyage

The Upper Peninsula (known throughout Michigan and in surrounding areas as "the UP", or sometimes "the Yoop") is a region of Michigan.It is not connected (except by a bridge) to the rest of the state, but is connected at its southwestern end to Wisconsin.Therefore, in general the Upper Peninsula is located much closer to Ontario, Canada and the neighboring state of Wisconsin than with the

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The Wonderful Wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The Wonderful Wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula French Explorers came to the Upper Peninsula in the 1600s for pelts, Fully loaded with 29,000 tons of taconite iron-ore pellets,

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CLEVELAND-CLIFFS INC. Encyclopedia of Cleveland History

is North America's largest supplier of iron-ore pellets to the steel industry and is the oldest iron-mining firm with headquarters in Cleveland. The company's origin dates to 9 Nov. 1847, when 15 Cleveland men interested in exploring the vast iron ore deposits on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan formed the Cleveland Iron Mining Co.

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UP Marquette MI 1908 IRON ORE DOCKS LS & I Lake

Marquette is on the southern shores of Lake Superior in the Upper Peninsula. Home of Northern Michigan University and points of interest include the Marquette Harbor Lighthouse and Maritime Museum and Presque Isle Point Park, north of town, and the iron ore docks.

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The Wonderful Wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The Wonderful Wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula Immortalized by Longfellow, the Midwest's preferred vacation spot offers unspoiled forests, waterfalls and coastal villages

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Group Tours and Travel Upper Peninsula Michigan

The 1844 discovery of iron ore at Negaunee was of greater importance to the economic and industrial development of America than the California gold rush of the same era. Geographic Description. Michigan's Upper Peninsula is greater in size than the four states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island combined.

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Photo Gallery Mineral of the Month Agatelady

Iron is purified from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. Beginning in the 1840s in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, iron ores such as hematite and magnetite were mined and then transported to blast furnaces. To purify the ore, the rock was added

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UPEDA Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance

The Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance (UPEDA) is a non-profit economic development organization, incorporated in 1999. The membership consists of private companies, utilities and local and regional economic development agencies throughout the Upper Peninsula.

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7 Great Cities in the Upper Peninsula Great Lakes Proud

7 Great Cities in the Upper Peninsula by Austin Holsinger October 01, 2015. It played an important role during the Civil war because of its copper, iron ore, and lumber. Even today Escanaba is one of the biggest exporters of iron ore, while the biggest employer in the area is a paper mill. The climate is similar to other cities in the area

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Upper Peninsula thisweekinthecivilwar

28/06/2011 · "As the Civil War progressed and the dependence of the North upon Upper Peninsula iron became greater, a railroad was begun to link Marquette with Escanaba and thus assure northern industry of iron ore during the winter," Lemmer wrote of the route completed in 1864.

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A Mining Rush in the Upper Peninsula The New York Times

25/05/2012 · 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

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UP All Entries the Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA

UP blue The Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA. Explore the Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA; The UP is a remarkable place. Despite the cold and sparse population (no UP town is over 21,000 in population), the UP has busy areas for tourism, fantastic skiing, parts with milder weather, a world-renowned technological university in Houghton, and the shorelines of three Great Lakes; UP residents

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GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF MICHIGAN. UPPER PENINSULA

geological survey of michigan. upper peninsula accompanies by an atlas of maps. vol. i.

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Recorded in Stone Voices on the Marquette Iron Range

Recorded in Stone Voices on the Marquette Iron Range. Introduction. Recorded in Stone is an instructional web site on the history of immigration to the Marquette Iron Range in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Produced by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives and funded in part with a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, the web site features

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A 51st State InMichigan? Mother Jones

Iron Range An ore dock sit empty in downtown Marquette. In its heyday, trains would ride the rails to the top, then dump their iron ore into the barges waiting below. (Photo Tim Murphy

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A 51st State InMichigan? Mother Jones

Iron Range An ore dock sit empty in downtown Marquette. In its heyday, trains would ride the rails to the top, then dump their iron ore into the barges waiting below. (Photo Tim Murphy

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Visit Iron Mountain, Dickinson County MI

Vacation in Iron Mountain/Dickinson County for a great adventure in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Enjoy golf, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling,hiking and more. Explore Iron Mountain, Kingsford and Norway!

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Upper Peninsula pits offer perspective on Wisconsin mine

Upper Peninsula pits offer perspective on Wisconsin mine proposal Massive mining vehicles along a roadway built into the wall of Upper Michigan's Empire

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Bike the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Upper Peninsula

The 47-mile biking and multi-use Iron Ore Heritage Trail crosses the Marquette Iron Range, offering a variety of geography. Enjoy the Lake Superior shoreline, historic and urban area, wetlands, and forests.

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Upper Peninsula Michigan Index of Historical Engineering

To the extent that industry was important to the economic development of the Upper Peninsula, it consisted primarily of plants which processed the region's major natural resources — copper ore, iron ore, and timber. Three-quarters of the sites in this section relate to these three resources, accurately reflecting the bias in the region's

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The Huletts Cleveland Historical

In an era of industrial expansion and technological advances, the Hulett Ore-Unloader helped Cleveland become one of the greatest steel manufacturing cities of the twentieth century. The invention, designed by George Hulett, was vital to the production and processing of iron ore into steel. In 1844, rich iron ore deposits were discovered in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The ore was

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Minerals of the Lake Superior Region Lake Superior Magazine

The region is world famous for vast deposits of iron ore and native copper. During the last 150 years, the rocks have yielded immense tonnages from those deposits and attracted early settlers to the iron and copper mines. Our regional ores were critical in helping the Allies win World Wars I and II. But iron and copper are far from the only

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Ishpeming Where iron ore built a city (Part 3 with

Today we head north, to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. That's where North America's biggest supplier of iron ore has been blasting the earth, and creating jobs, for more than 160 years. Our destination is the city of Ishpeming. It's small. Basically, you can't throw a rock here without hitting a miner. Take Steve Carlson.

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Fayette, Michigan Historic Townsite Legends of America

The Fayette Historic Townsite near Garden, Michigan is a 19th Century, well preserved, company town, that manufactured charcoal pig iron and lime from 1867 to 1891. In the mid-1800s, there was an enormous cost in shipping iron ore from Michigan's Upper Peninsula to the foundries in the lower Great Lakes due to inefficient shipping.

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Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula MyNorth

Dec 18, 2008 · A Marquette tour guide tells us about copper mining in the Upper Peninsula — which dates back 7,000 years at the Porcupine Mountains and Keweenaw Peninsula.

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Iron County, Michigan Michigan Information, Your

Iron County is located in the southwestern part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, bordering Wisconsin. Iron County was named after the iron ore that was discovered there in 1846. A surveyor had noticed an abnormal compass reading on the Paint River near Crystal Falls and five years later another surveyor found a five foot high outcrop of iron ore.

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