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Mining in Michigan

Headframe at Entrance to the Mining Gallery A towering mine headframe of timber and a massive piece of float copper mark the entrance to the Mining in Michigan Gallery. Beyond are exhibits about copper and iron mining, life in Michigan's Upper Peninsula mining communities and the state's other mineral resources.

Tour the gallery:

* Copper Mining

* Iron Mining

* Upper Peninsula Mining Communities

* Salt to Coal

* Shipping the Ore

Go to Teachers' Stuff for more mining information and links.


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