Michigan Gold: Mining in the Upper Peninsula
Read about more than 75 gold-mining ventures in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the people who pursued them. From the discovery of the mineral wealth in the 1840s to modern mining and prospecting practices today, this publication is the only complete history of Michigan's gold mines.
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Chapter One The Ropes Gold Mine
Chapter Two The Michigan Gold Mine
Chapter Three Michigan Range Prospects
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