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    • Construction of steel plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • U. S. Steel built their steel plant in Duluth between 1909 and 1913. It employed a large workforce through the gradual shutdown in early 1970s.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Step 5 of testing and ore sample: Ring stand and crucible, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1949
    • Step 5 of 5 in a series of photographs depicting the process of testing an ore sample. In this step a ring stand and crucible are used to determine the chemical analysis of the iron ore sample in the mine lab in step 5.
    • Minnesota Museum of Mining
    • Oliver Iron Mining Company Men,  Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1926
    • Principals of the Oliver Iron Mining Company are frequently photographed at meetings and other gatherings.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clement K. Quinn & Company Mahnomen Mine, Ironton, Minnesota

    • 1916?
    • Mahnomen iron mine was on the Cuyuna Range shipping ore from 1916 through 1963, but operated by the Quinn group only until 1927.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Hull-Rust Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1940?
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine established in 1892 in Hibbing is one of the largest open pit iron ore mines in the world, with a 1.5 by 3.5 mile footprint and depths up to 600 feet. It supplied as much as a fourth of all the ore mined in the U. S....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mountain Iron Mine, Mountain Iron, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Marion Model K steam shovel with a two and a half cubic yard dipper working along side a 25 ton wooden ore car for the Oliver Iron Mining Company in the open pit Mountain Iron mine.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1903
    • Mahoning mine on the Mesabi Iron Range at Hibbing was one of the most prolific on the Range shipping iron ore from 1895 to1973.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Colorized view of the U. S. Steel plant complex in Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Colorized view of the U.S. Steel plant complex in Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Trout Lake Beneficiation plant, Coleraine, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Trout Lake beneficiation (or benefication) plant near Coleraine was completed in 1909-1910, to raise the iron content of lean, sandy ores. Beneficiation (or benefication) is one of a variety of process that treats the raw iron ore to separate the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Adams Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Colorized view of the Adams mine site with worker housing.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • View from the Duluth hillside toward the Morgan Park neighborhood and the U. S. Steel plant in Morgan Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spruce Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1940-12-28
    • Winter view of Spruce open pit iron ore mine with worker housing at the left.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spruce Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1940-12-28
    • Winter view of Spruce open pit iron ore mine with a viewers station at the left.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1894
    • The Mahoning open pit iron ore mine on the Mesabi Range in Hibbing is worked with a pair of steam shovels.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mountain Iron Mine, Mountain Iron, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Mountain Iron open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Pioneer, Venus, Sibley, Savoy mines, Ely, Minnesota

    • 1916?
    • View of open pit mining at contiguous mines on the Vermilion Range near Ely in northern Minnesota.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Shenango Mine, Chisholm, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Aerial view of Shenango open pit iron ore mine with roads, equipment, and buildings.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Biwabik Mine, Biwabik, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • View of the open pit Biwabik mine being worked with steam driven equipment.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spruce Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1950?
    • Aerial view of Spruce open pit iron ore mine with roads, equipment, and buildings.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • View of Mahoning and Hull-Rust open pit iron ore mines begin worked with men and equipment.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • United States Steel mill, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1956?
    • Aerial view of the Duluth steel plant complex.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ore shipment from Cuyuna Range, Cuyuna, Minnesota

    • 1912-10-20
    • Local residents and miners gather to celebrate the first shipment of ore from the Cuyuna Mille Lacs mine.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized Hull-Rust mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine established in 1892 in Hibbing is one of the largest open pit iron ore mines in the world, with a 1.5 by 3.5 mile footprint and depths up to 600 feet. It supplied as much as a fourth of all the ore mined in the U. S....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Susquehanna Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • Open pit Susquehana mine being worked by steam shovels and rail cars.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Locomotive in mine pit, Tower, Minnesota

    • 1891?
    • An unidentified underground mine pit with a steam locomotive Number 1 of the Duluth and Iron Range railway at work, probably at Tower or Ely, Minnesota, on the Vermilion Iron Range.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Chandler Mine No. 3, Ely, Minnesota

    • 1891
    • The headframe at the Chandler underground mine Number 3 in Ely stands behind the growing ore stock piles.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Oliver Iron Mining Company Office, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1906-03
    • Identified Oliver Iron Mining company workers stand on the steps of the Hibbing office building with General Manager Pentecost Mitchell.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ore Dock Railroad Tracks, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1902?
    • Three ore docks with the 1896 Rockefeller steamer Sir William Siemens ready to load at one.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Mahoning Iron open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Quinn-Harrison Mine, Nashwauk, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Open pit Quinn-Harrison mine being worked by steam shovels and rail cars.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Oliver Iron Mining Company staff, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1904
    • Gathering of the officers, superintendents, captains, foremen, engineers, and engineer's helpers of the Hibbing Chisholm district offices of the Oliver Iron Mining Company on the occasion of the promotion of Pentecost Mitchell from general...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized view of open pit mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Ore cars, steam shovel, and crews work an unidentified open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Pennington Mine, Crosby, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • View of an open pit iron ore mine with equipment and railroad tracks.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Hull-Rust-Mahoning Open Pit Iron mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1929
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine, located in Hibbing, Minnesota, is part of the Mesabi Range. It is one of the world's largest open pit iron mines, and it supplied up to one-fourth of the total iron ore mined in the United States during...
    • Hennepin History Museum
    • Colorized view of Hull-Rust open pit mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine established in 1892 in Hibbing is one of the largest open pit iron ore mines in the world, with a 1.5 by 3.5 mile footprint and depths up to 600 feet. It supplied as much as a fourth of all the ore mined in the U. S....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Clyde Iron crane at unidentified site, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Clyde Iron Works, Inc. was a manufacturer of heavy equipment, including logging tools and cranes, with its beginning in Duluth in 1889.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Fayal Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • View of the open pit Fayal mine being worked with steam driven equipment.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Minnesota Iron Company, Tower, Minnesota

    • 1891
    • The Minnesota Iron Company, incorporated in 1890, was engaged in underground iron ore mining on the Vermilion Range that ran between Tower and Soudan on the west and Ely and Winton on the east of the range.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Iron Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Open pit Mahoning mine being worked by steam shovels and rail cars.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Open pit mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1913?
    • Unidentified open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range will trestles being constructed and Locations visible.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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