2 On The Road Blog

After 12 years of full-time rving, we've sold our truck and trailer but we're still traveling. Email us at wowpegasus@hotmail.com if you would like to contact us.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Hull-Rust-Mahoning Open Pit Iron Mine

You'll need to click on the photo to enlarge it for reading.

View from the lookout

We were lucky and arrived 20 minutes before they were going to do some blasting.  The area with the vertical mounds is the area embedded with explosives.

Had to get Nolan on there so you could see the size of the hauler.

These were working
Another view of the pit

Rotary Drill Bit

Interesting fact.  Minnesota is also the home of the headwaters of both the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers

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