Longyear Drill Site
Equipment donated by the following:
Ira D. Odgers - Model H Sullivan drill and churn buck
Harry C. Walker - Steam water pump
Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. - Steam boiler
Thanks to the generous contribution from Richard P. Longyear of California
This site is a designated national and state historic site. All local, state and federal statutes for the protection of this site now apply.
-January 1, 1976
Erected 1976 by Iron Range Historical Society.
Location. 47° 33.456′ N, 92° 7.001′ W. Marker is in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker can be reached from County Road 666. Touch for map. On 1,400-foot-long trail from parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6500 County Road 666, Hoyt Lakes MN 55750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edmund J. Longyear (approx. ¼ mile away); First Diamond Drill Hole in the State of Minnesota
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2017, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.