Mesabi Iron Range (Minn.)
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Babbit, Minnesota and Mesabi Iron Company Sinter Plant photograph collection
The collection consists of 60 photographs of the town of Babbitt, Minnesota and the sinter plant of the Mesabi Iron Company.
Congdon Family papers
The collection contains materials related to the Congdon family, including personal and business papers. The papers include: photographs; materials related to the Glensheen estate house, grounds, and staff; Chester Congdon's business, financial, and political papers; materials related to Chester Congdon's 1914 trip around the Pacific; personal correspondence; diaries; and publications and ephemera.
Laura Day papers
The collection contains land deeds in Aitkin, Crow Wing, Itasca, and St. Louis Counties, mining and timber leases, business letters, and labor contracts.
Hansen Evesmith papers
This collection contains papers pertaining to the history of the Mesabi and Vermilion Iron Range mines and mining companies, photographs of mine sites, drill holes, equipment and workers, newspaper clippings and advertisements from the Almar Iron Mining Company, and two letters about the Board of Trade.
Charles Foster photograph albums
The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented. Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.
E. J. Griese letter
This letter was written to Ross Campbell, the father of the donor of the letter, to Mr. E. J. (or T.) Griese who was apparently a supervisor in the mining area of Hibbing, Minnesota.
Higgins Land Company records
The collection contains financial records, leases, contracts, deeds, audits, correspondence, annual reports, articles of incorporation, stockholders' lists, and minutes about mining for a number of holding companies and subsidiaries of Higgins.
Historical Documentation Regarding Age of Pits, Dumps and Tailings Areas, Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota report and research files
This report was prepared by the St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth, Minnesota, for U.S. Bureau of Mines. The study was undertaken to inventory the pits, dumps, and tailings basins of the Mesabi Range and determine, where possible, the ages of these man-made topographic features, i.e. the date each dump or tailings basin was last disturbed by mining activity.
Iron Mining photographs
The prints are arranged in folders and identified by Mesabi, Vermilion, or unidentified ranges on the folder but some of the individual prints have more specific mine information on their reverse side: Adams Pit and headframe, Susquehanna mine, Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine, Cloquet mine, Auburn mine, Goodwins’ Iron Claim near Ely, Stephans mine.
IRRRB 50th Anniversary video
The collection consists of one videocassette from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) entitled Building a Brighter Future.
Leonard Iron Mining Company records
The collection contains a time book listing the workers, their time, and daily pay.
Mesaba Railway Company scrapbook
The collection consists of one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings. Articles from local papers (Duluth, Hibbing, Eveleth) are about laws, rates, accidents, service, and developments, concerning Mesaba Railway Company.
Mesabi Iron Range photograph collection
The collection consists of a group of photographs which appear to have been made by the same photographer. The photographs are of a crew of surveyors, a group of 20 men in front of a building, a group of 13 men in front of the same building, views of a mining location, the open pit mine, work being done in the mine, a water tower being built, and one shot identified as Chisholm after the fire, 1908.
Mining Inspection Tour film
The collection contains one 16mm, black and white, silent film (17 min.) of a 1936 mining inspection trip and tour conducted by U.S. Steel and Ford, Bacon, and Davis, Inc. The tour included Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding area including the iron range.
Northern St. Louis County plat maps
The collection consists of plat maps for northern St. Louis County towns on the Mesabi Iron Range, and Coleraine of Itasca County and Proctor, Minnesota. The plats are the survey results of the Fire Underwriters Inspection Bureau of Minneapolis, MN.
Oliver Iron Mining Company records
The collection contains business records, photographs, glass plate negatives, financial material, exploration data, news clippings, safety manuals, civil defense articles, technical manuals, and maps.
A Railroad in Change transcript
The collection consists of the transcript of a slide lecture, which described the history of the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railroad and the predominant role it played in the development of the Vermilion and Mesabi Ranges; the eventual decline of red ores; and the growth of the taconite pellet industry in Minnesota.
Range Conference of Social Workers records
The collection contains minutes, 1927-1934, and correspondence.
Shenango Mine collection
Collection includes: 8 photographs circa 1907 of the Shenango Mine area; printed copy of the First Mortgage, or Deed of Trust, the Shenango Furnace Company to the Pittsburgh Trust Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and printed copy of complaint in District Court of Minnesota 11th Judicial District, Shenango Furnace Company vs. Mary E. McCahill.