Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hull–Rust–Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine (NRHP)

Hibbing, MN

The world's largest open-pit mine, active 1895–present. Also one of Minnesota's National Historic Landmarks.
Hull Rust Mine from viewing overlook

The mine was added to the National Register November 13, 1966.¹



¹ Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine : National Register of Historic Places : mnhs.org. (n.d.). Retrieved February 26, 2014, from http://nrhp.mnhs.org/property_overview.cfm?propertyID=2