Chapin Mine pit Creator
Nelson, Nels M. Institution
Dickinson County Library Subject
Mines and mineral resources Subject
Mine shafts Item Number
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 Description
Postcard view of the Chapin cave-in or pit, looking northeast from the Ludington Shaft area. Over 4,000,000 tons of iron ore had been extracted, making the cave-in or pit so immense. ""10. Chapin Cave. Iron Mountain, Mich.; Nelson's Photo"" is printed on the Photograph.