HERE IS A LIST OF RESOURCES (continually updated) that I use to better understand the Iron Range.
If you are also interested, please make good use! If you have more to contribute, please email me, I’d love to know.
MN DNR Underground Mine Mapping
After a while, old mine pits become ‘lakes' - you can find info here.
GOOGLE EARTH will help you see the altered landscape
MN FREIGHT RAILROAD MAP
MInnesota Discovery Center Archives
THEDIGGINGS.COM - mine history and pit information
St Louis River info
Duluth Ore Dock info
Learn about the lakers
Taconite: "Iron Country: Iron Ore and Minnesota's Future" 1952 Lake Superior Industrial Bureau
IRON RANGE: Minnesota building America (PBS)