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Chapin Mine's Cornish pumping engine in Iron Mountain
Dickinson County Library

Pumping machinery

Mines and mineral resources

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Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3

Photograph of the Chapin Mine's Cornish pumping engine in Iron Mountain, that began operation January 3, 1893. The pump had had a capacity 191,400 gallons per hour, or 4,593,600 gallons in 24 hours. ""Pump Chapin Mine"" is printed on the photograph.

Chapin Mine

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