Hiawatha Mine, drill rig and site
|Johnson, E. W.
|Date scanned: 2002-5-21.
|USBM #59298; General view of equipment used in drilling a 30-inch hole, 380 feet deep, at Hiawatha Mine, M. A. Hanna Company, Iron River, Michigan. (Layne-Northwest Co., contractors) (March 1945 - E. W. Johnson).
|Held in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
|Donor: United States Bureau of Mines.
|The image shows a drill rig and buildings at the Hiawatha Mine. The Hiawatha mines near Stambaugh, Michigan was operated by the M. A. Hanna Company. The Hiawatha #1 was the deepest mine in Iron County and one of the most productive. The mines were worked from 1893 to 1967. The M. A. Hanna Company was one of the large mining companies that moved into the Michigan iron area in the early 1900s, consolidated smaller properties, and engaged in exploration for other economic deposits.
|Colorado School of Mines. Arthur Lakes Library
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|M. A. Hanna Company
|Iron mines and mining
|Hiawatha Mine, drill rig and site
|Arthur Lakes Library
|Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive
|United States. Bureau of Mines