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Hurley in Iron County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

This 5 ½ Foot Diameter Drill Core

 
 
This 5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 22, 2010
1. This 5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core Marker
Inscription. This 5 ½ foot diameter drill core came from the Cary Mine shaft from a depth of 2400 feet below the surface. The shaft was drilled during the period 1942-44 from surface to the 31st level and was later enlarged to its full size of 13X21 feet. Through the shaft, men, supplies and iron ore are transported between surface and the underground levels.
 
Location. 46° 26.765′ N, 90° 10.964′ W. Marker is in Hurley, Wisconsin, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 51 and 3rd Avenue South on U.S. 51. Click for map. Marker located in the triangle intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Hurley WI 54534, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penokee Iron Range Trail – Historic Iron County Courthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Curry House (approx. 1.2 miles away in Michigan); Iron Mining in Wisconsin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Norrie Park (approx. 1.4 miles away in Michigan); The Truth Behind the Legend of Stormy Kromer (approx. 2.2 miles away in Michigan); Pabst Mine "H" Shaft (approx. 2.3
5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 22, 2010
2. 5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core
miles away in Michigan); Penokee Iron Range Trail – Gile Falls (approx. 2.3 miles away); The City of Montreal (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hurley.
 
Also see . . .  Wisconsin Mines. Interesting historic photos of Wisconsin Mines. (Submitted on October 17, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 22, 2010
3. 5 1/2 Foot Diameter Drill Core
with Blue Star Memorial Highway marker in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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