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Hull-Rust-Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine

Hibbing, Minnesota
County of St. Louis.
National Register Number: 66000904
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Industry/Processing/Extract. - extractive facil.. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: MN-8 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Begun in 1895, this is an early example of open pit mining techniques. This Mesabi Range mine, the largest in the world, produced an immense amount of iron ore, and enabled the U.S. to lead the world in steel output.

Currently there are no threats.

There have been no change since the last reporting period.

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