Morris Mine, loading pocket
|Petersen, Max S.
|Date scanned: 2002-6-21.
|O-66; Loading pocket, upper end of belt conveyor. (Note man operating "car puller".) Morris Mine, Oliver Iron Mining Company, Hibbing, Minnesota (Hibbing-Chisholm District) - M. S. Petersen - July 1945.
|Held in the Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines.
|Donor: United States Bureau of Mines.
|Ore is being loaded into rail cars from a belt conveyor at the Morris Mine. A miner operates a car puller at the lower right of the image. The Morris Mine was an open pit iron mine in the Mesabi Range, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The Mine also had underground workings and included the fromer Winnifred Mine. The Morris Mine opened in 1903 and was operated by the Oliver Iron Mining Company. The Oliver Iron Mining Company was organized in 1892 to manage a mine in the Mesabi Range. The Company acquired mineral properties elsewhere in Minnesota and in the Upper Peninsula. By 1901 the Company was a division of United States Steel Corporation.
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|Oliver Iron Mining Company
|Iron mines and mining
|Open pit mining
|Ore handling and transportation
|Morris Mine, loading pocket
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|Russell L. and Lyn Wood Mining History Archive
|United States. Bureau of Mines