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Investigation of Cuyuna Iron-Range Manganese Deposits, Crow Wing County, Minn.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Investigation of Cuyuna Iron-Range Manganese Deposits, Crow Wing County, Minn.

Progress Report 1.

by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 5400
ContributionsLewis, W., Heisig, L., Pennington, J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21745684M

Robert Mine (Roberts Mine; Kennedy Mine), Cuyuna Range, Crow Wing Co., Minnesota, USA: An Fe occurrence/mine. SUPPORT US. Covid has significantly affected our fundraising. Minnesota Historical Society. W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, MN • Box office: • Contact MNHS • Locations & Hours.

Contact Us. Minnesota Digital Library University of Minnesota Wilson Library, Room 60 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN   The Cuyuna first shipped ore in and is the southernmost range. Iron Range school buildings were palaces of learning. When Hibbing built a .

  True, the aging demographics and poverty rate struggles in Crow Wing County are similar to those here in St. Louis and Itasca counties. But the visible economic benefits of the new philosophy are striking to see in the bustling towns of Crosby and Ironton, the smiles on the faces of people on the street.   The race is the biggest event of the year for the region, once known as the Cuyuna Iron Range. MPR News From mining to biking: How Minnesota's Cuyuna Range .


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Investigation of Cuyuna Iron-Range Manganese Deposits, Crow Wing County, Minn by United States. Bureau of Mines. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cuyuna Range is an iron range to the southwest of the Mesabi Range, largely within Crow Wing County, lies along a mile-long ( km) line between Brainerd, Minnesota, and Aitkin, width ranges from 1 to 10 miles.

Get this from a library. Investigation of Cuyuna iron-range manganese deposits, Crow Wing County, Minn.: progress report 1. [Walter Edwin Lewis; United States. Bureau of Mines,].

The Cuyuna Range is an iron range to the southwest of the Mesabi Range, largely within Crow Wing County, Minnesota. It lies along a line between Brainerd and Aitkin, although those communities are not mining towns.

The range was discovered by Cuyler Adams, a surveyor who discovered traces of magnetic ore in while doing land surveys. The Cuyuna iron range is about km southwest of Duluth in Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, and Morrison Counties (Fig. It is part of an Early Proterozoic geologiC terrane which occupies much of east-centrai Minnesota.

The Cuyuna iron range is traditionally divided into three districts-the Emily district, the North range, and the South range. The Cuyuna Iron Range is a former North American iron-mining district about ninety miles west of Duluth in central Minnesota.

Iron mining in. Cuyuna Range, southwest of the Mesabi, largely within Crow Wing County. Within Minnesota, "The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation is a State Department, established by the legislature of to render public service through research and the actual development of all the state's resources both natural and human.".

Cuyuna Iron Range Riders, Ironton, Minnesota. likes 44 talking about this 15 were here. We are a family style group of people located in Crow Wing County MN. We plan activities centered on. Cuyuna North Range, Crow Wing Co., Minnesota, USA: District consists of a semicircular area 5 miles in diameter north-northwest of Ironton, Minnesota.

The ores are typical banded iron formation that have been metamorphosed and later concentrated into. The Cuyuna Iron Range is a former North American iron-mining district about ninety miles west of Duluth in central Minnesota.

Iron mining in the district, the furthest south and west of Minnesota’s iron ranges, began in During World War I and World War II, the district mined manganese-rich iron ores to harden the steel used in wartime production. The development of a town followed and on Novem the village of Cuyuna was platted.

What followed that first mine were more mines bringing in more people to work them. The mines near the subsequent towns fo Crosby and Ironton were by far the largest but they were only a part of a whole series of mines in the Cuyuna Iron Range. in demand in the event that manganese imports were significantly reduced.

GEOLOGY AND MANGANESE DISTRIBUTION The Cuyuna iron range is located about km southwest of Duluth in parts of Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, and Morrison Counties in east-central Minnesota (fig.

The range is. It consists of three areas--the Emily District, the North range, and the South range. Although much smaller than the Mesabi iron range to the north, the Cuyuna was a major producer of iron ore for 80 years. More than million tons of ore were mined and shipped from the Cuyuna range between its discovery, inandwhen mining ceased.

Manganese was a small mining town on the in sections 23 and 28 of Wolford Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota.

It was incorporated inbut later unincorporated. It had a post office fromand a station of the Soo Line. It first appeared as "Manganese Village" in the Census with a population of Bythe town no longer existed.

It is located between Coles Lake and. Cuyuna Iron Range Municipally Owned Elevated Metal Water Tanks: Trommald Tank (NRHP) Trommald, MN.

Elevated Metal Water Tank, Trommald. Added to the National Register Octo (47) Historic Bridges (21) Crow Wing County (15) Highway (12) St.

Louis County (11). Iron Range Research Center Discovery Drive, Chisholm, MN () The archives are a designated government records repository for the Taconite Tax Relief Area and consist of local, municipal, county, and state records; records of social organizations, businesses, and personal papers; maps; mining records; and photographs.

In the past, iron ore was mined on three iron ranges - the Cuyuna, Mesabi and Vermilion - and also in Fillmore County in southeastern Minnesota. Today, only the Mesabi Range still has iron ore/taconite mining taking place. Clay is mined in the Minnesota River Valley. Clay is used in making bricks, porcelain, tiles, and medicines.

The Iron Range includes three major iron ore deposits: Mesabi Range, Vermilion Range, and the Cuyuna Range. The iron ore deposits were extracted my immigrant miners. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries tens of thousands of people arrived in northeastern Minnesota from Finland, Austria-Hungary, Germany, Italy, Norwegian, Sweden and many.

The Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network is a private, nonprofit organization established in as the Cuyuna Country Heritage Preservation Society by a few members who recognized the need to preserve this history before it was lost for all time.

The members collect and preserve all physical artifacts - documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps. The Cuyuna Iron Range is located in north central Minnesota extending some 65 miles northeasterly from Todd County, through Morrison and Crow Wing Counties, to central Aitkin County. The width of the band of iron formation varies, because of folding, from.

The Cuyuna Range is also rich in manganese, an ore at first avoided by miners and later valued for steel production. When World War I cut off U.S. imports of manganese, demand for Cuyuna ore soared.

Inone of the Cuyuna's peak years, 27 mines produced nearly million tons of ore. During the early twentieth century, the population of the Iron Range was among the most ethnically diverse in Minnesota.

Tens of thousands of immigrants arrived from Finland, Austria-Hungary, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Canada, England, and over thirty other places of origin. These immigrants mined the ore that made the Iron Range famous and built its communities.

Song I wrote about growing up on the Cuyuna Iron Range, In Crosby Ironton Minnesota. The trains ran in the mining era to get the iron ore to .A timeline of Minnesota's Iron Range May, Minnesota's Iron Range was formed some two billion years ago, and its rich iron ore deposits have been mined since the mids.

Here are some notable events in the history of the area.