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Appendix To Swineford's History Of The Lake Superior Iron District Being A Review Of The Mines And Furnaces For 1872 by  A.P. Swineford

Appendix To Swineford's History Of The Lake Superior Iron District Being A Review Of The Mines And Furnaces For 1872

by A.P. Swineford

8" x 5" blue printed wrappers. 71 pages, 4 pages of advertisements as well as advertisements on insides of both wrappers and also on back panel, tables. Discusses the quality of the ores, various means of transporting ores, new discoveries, and various mining companies to include the Smith Iron Mining Company, the Spurr Mountain Iron Mining Co., the Champion Iron Company, the Michigammi Company, the Republic Iron Company, the Pittsburgh and Lake Angeline Iron Company as well as many others. Also discusses various mines to include the Chippeway Mine, the Saginaw Mine, the Cleveland Mine, the Magnetic Mine, the Edwards Mine and several others. Information on various company's furnaces, the stack, the hot blasts, the hoist, etc. Table indicating the gross and net tons shipped from Lake Superior mines, a table exhibiting the total product of several furnaces together with their values, a table indicating in gross tons the total product of each mine, etc. Chipping to spine and top fore corner, library stamps, sticker residue and ink spot on front cover. A good copy of a scarce item.

Inventory Number: 34560

$275.00