Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Briar Hill Mine shaft blueprint
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- Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
- Bond, William
- Briar Hill Mine shaft blueprint
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Preferred Citation Note
Briar Hill Mine Shaft Design and Plan, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, MSS-122.
The Briar Hill Mine was located at Norway, Michigan on the Menominee Iron Range. It was orginally opened by the Briar Hill Coal & Iron Co. of Youngstown, Ohio, but sold in the late 1880s to the Penn Iron Mining Co., which was the Cambria Iron Company's ore mining subsidiary.
Scope and Contents Note
This collection consists of one blueprint design of a mine shaft for the Briar Hill Mine. The blueprint includes a detailed list of supplies and labor required to sink the shaft. Information includes cost of labor, timber, explosives, cost of fuel, hoistings, blacksmithing and supplies. The shaft was expected to reach a depth of 1,200 feet and take two years for construction. The blueprint is signed by "Captain William Bond" and dated 1911.
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 5/27/2010Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
Conditions Governing Access note
No restrictions. Open for research.
Controlled Access Headings
- Briar Hill Mine (Norway, Mich.).
- Mine shafts--Michigan--Norway--Drawings.
- Shafts (Excavations)--Drawings.
Article related to the Briar Hill Mine:
Bond, William, "Sinking 'C' Shaft at the West Vulcan Mine, Michigan, Menominee Range," Proceedings of the Lake Superior Mining Institute, 2 (1894): 105-110.
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Briar Hill Mine Shaft