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Digging Deeper into Michigan's Iron History

Michigan History Museum
702 W. Kalamazoo Street,
Lansing, MI 48915
Description

Working in the underground iron ore mines of Michigan's Upper Peninsula was a dangerous job. See the equipment - from rubber boots to hard hats and beyond - that protected miners from falling rocks, explosions and other dangers. Inside the Kalamazoo entrance, first floor.

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The Michigan History Museum-flagship of the Michigan History Museum System-is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan History Museum visitor information.

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Updated 04/27/2018

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Interior of an iron mine in Ramsay at the Gogebic Range
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