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Mining officials from Iron Mountain's Ludington Mine
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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 mining officials from Iron Mountain's Ludington Mine posed for and Appleton, Wis. photographer between 1883 and 1890. They are identified as follows (back row) William B. Catlin, surface boss, Robert Bankes, cashier and later superintendent; A.D. Moore, superintendent; Harry McDermott, master mechanic; Francis A. Brown, chief chemist; Sam Spear, bookkeeper; (front row) Captain Grey; Captain Sam Langdon; Captain Henry Sheilds; Morris Danielson, blacksmith; Tom Hancock, carpenter.

Mining officials from Iron Mountain

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