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  •  · Lake Vermilion – Soudan Underground Mine State Park. This park, and the awesome tours within, is a must-see stop while visiting the Range. Just 24 miles from ia, the Underground Mine makes a great day trip from the area. Travel 1/2-mile underground in an elevator and board an ore car for a guided tour of the former mine.

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  • 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. The district is located in northeast Minnesota, largely in Itasca and Saint Louis counties.

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  • The 19th Annual Conference of the Mining History Association was held in Chisholm, Minnesota, June 12-15, 2008. Chisholm and nearby Hibbing are located in the heart of the famous Mesabi Iron Range. The Range was discovered in 1866 and ore shipments began in 1892. After 120 years of production mines are still going strong.

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  • Cuyuna is a city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 332 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies within its namesake, the Cuyuna iron range, a line of iron-bearing hills in central Minnesota. Cuyuna was one of the mining towns along the range, part of a list including Crosby, Ironton, Trommald, and Manganese. The Cuyuna iro...

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  • Iron ore pellets produced on the Iron Range from mined taconite supply many of those blast furnaces. Keetac produces about 6 million net tons of pellets each year for U.S. Steel’s steel-making ...

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  • Menominee Iron Range mining district, Michigan, USA : JAMES, H.L., DUTTON, C.E., PETTIJOHN, F.J., WIER, K.L., 1968, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE IRON RIVER-CRYSTAL ...

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  •  · “Lost Iron Range,” tells the story of the people and the places that have faded from memory. It’s the place that helped build a nation, and win two world wars.

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  • 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.

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  • Iron mining in the United States produced 42.5 million metric tons of iron ore in 2015, worth US$3.8 billion. Iron ore was the third-highest-value metal mined in the United States, after gold and copper. Iron ore was mined from nine active mines and three reclamation operations in Michigan, Minnesota, and Utah.Most of the iron ore was mined in northern Minnesota's Mesabi Range.

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  • For this native of the Mesabi Iron Range, the book "Taconite: New Life for Minnesota's Iron Range - The History of Erie Mining Company" is a t… Fighting for our mining communities Feb 26, 2020

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  •  · Attractions On The Iron Range . ... 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 the whole family can enjoy. ... Delve into the rich background of iron ore mining …

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  • Underground mining of natural iron ore deposits occurred on the Mesabi Range in northeastern Minnesota from 1892 to 1961. The Mesabi Range is the ledge rock exposure of the Biwabik Iron Formation, a geological feature that stretches in length for just over 100 miles, from west of Grand Rapids in Itasca County to east of Babbitt near the St. Louis / Lake County line.

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  • Lake Vermilion – Soudan Underground Mine State Park. This park, and the awesome tours within, is a must-see stop while visiting the Range. Just 24 miles from ia, the Underground Mine makes a great day trip from the area. Travel 1/2-mile underground in an elevator and board an ore car for a guided tour of the former mine.

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  • The promise of thousands of jobs from a boom in copper-nickel mining has won the new industry broad political support on the Iron Range. But where a rush in employment creates opportunity, it may ...

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