Gogebic Taconite mining project - Wisconsin DNRMar 24, 2014· Gogebic Taconite, LLC, former mining project Location: Iron and Ashland counties. The Gogebic Iron Range is an 80-mile long belt of distinctive Precambrian bedrock in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It stretches east to west, roughly from Lake Gogebic in Michigan to Lake Namekagon in Wisconsin.michiganrailroads - Ferdinand Schlesinger, IndustrialistFerdinand Schlesinger, Industrialist. Ferdinand Schlesinger was a wealthy Milwaukee industrialist who in the late 1800's owned mines in the upper peninsula of Michigan, as well as a railroad, ore docks, ore hauling ships and iron and steel manufacturing properties.Chicago & Northwestern Ore Division - Home | FacebookCN will shut down its Escanaba iron ore docks at the end of April, bringing to a close 165 years of ore shipping from Michigan's Upper Peninsula port. Ore shipments had slowed since Cliff Natural Resources closed its Empire Mine 65 miles north of Escanaba in August 2016, according to a report by upperpeninsula.
Energy and Environmental Profile of the U.S. Mining Industry 220.127.116.11 Underground Mining Underground mines are established in areas with promising ore deposits. Iron ore deposits may lie deep underground. A shaft must be dug from the surface and an elevator or hoist must be installed.Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula – MyNorthDec 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.U.P. power crisis looming - Detroit Free PressOct 19, 2014· Michigan's entire Upper Peninsula is facing an energy crisis. ... That's when the Michigan Legislature exempted two iron ore mines owned by .
Welcome to Marquette, Michigan! The City of Marquette is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior. Historically a center of the iron industry of Michigan, Marquette is now also home to a growing university, several research facilities, and the largest wooden dome in the world.Mining boom roils Upper Peninsula | Bridge MagazineMining was one of the sectors of the Upper Peninsula's economy to add jobs in recent years, according to state data. Statewide, however, mining is a relatively small part of Michigan's economy. Michigan's $17 billion tourism industry was eight times more valuable than the $2 billion mining industry in 2010, according to state data.About UsThe mining history of the Copper Country, Ontonagon County and that of Iron County date back to the early immigrants of the Upper Peninsula. They came to work in the underground iron ore mines, or the Keweenaw copper mines, the major employers in those areas.
Apr 15, 2020· The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 47-mile, year round, multi-use, interpretive trail that crosses the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Call us the outdoor linear museum where you exercise your body and mind. Those who bike, walk, run, hike, ORV, snowmobile, cross country ski, birdwatch, and/or wander will find a section of trail perfect for your activity.Michigan Copper in the Mediterranean - Graham Hancock ...The Shipping of Michigan Copper across the Atlantic in the Bronze Age (Isle Royale and Keweenaw Peninsula, c. 2400BC-1200 BC) Summary. Recent scientific literature has come to the conclusion that the major source of the copper that swept through the European Bronze Age after 2500 BC is unknown.The Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Travel Marquette MichiganInteractive exhibits guide visitors through the history of iron mining in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The "Iron Ranges in Transportation" exhibit shows where the ore was going and how it was being moved. The "Iron Technology Timeline" presents the changes in mining over the decades.