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View of the Chapin Mine's D shaft complex in Iron Mountain, looking east
Dickinson County Library

Mines and mineral resources

Mine shafts

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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 D shaft complex about 1894. The Millie Mine, originally the Hewitt Mine, can faintly be seen above and to the left of the shaft housing near the crest of Millie Hill. Pewabic Hill rises in the background.

View of the Chapin Mine

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