Empire Mine and the Cascade Range--Allan Koski

$29.95
SKU: 9780578782270

This book is for you, if you want to learn about:

  • The history of Palmer, MI and the Cascade Range.
  • The struggles and working conditions of early immigrant iron miners.
  • The importance of major strikes in lifting miners into middle class.
  • The history of the Steelworkers (USWA) on the Marquette Iron Range.
  • The tragedy filled, long slow road to improving mine safety.
  • The gradual demise of Michigan's underground iron mines.
  • The rise of MIchigan's Taconite Industry.
  • The birth of an Empire - Michigan's largest iron mine.
  • The rise of women into the ranks of iron miners.
  • The difference between Magnetite and Hematite.
  • The discovery of some of the oldest fossils visible to the naked eye.
  • And much more...
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Price: $29.95