Vermilion Range (Minn.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The collection consists of cabinet cards and unmounted, primarily, albumen prints stamped with Newton's name or his advertisement. It is assumed he made the 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.
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.
The collection consists of photocopies of monthly reports by F. Prince to Charlemagne Tower.
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.
The collection contains minutes, 1927-1934, and correspondence.
The collection contains 53 documents pertaining to the Vermilion Road Construction. 6 additional documents are included which pertain to other survey sites.
The collections consists of two stock certificates for one share each at $50 per share. The certificates were issued by the Vermilion Falls Gold Mining Company of St. Paul, Minnesota, to Willam P. Farrell on Feburary 9, 1867.