Steep Rock Iron Mine

Steep Hill Iron Mine - Ontario Explorations

Sep 16, 2015· Steep Hill Iron Mine . 9/16/2015 0 Comments ... Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited had started a new development project of the massive Hogarth and Roberts Open Pit operations which would be located in the Middle Arm of this claimed area. As the lake slow became pumped, the company had started on the dredging phase that was extracting the soft clay ...

Geology and iron ores of Steep Rock Lake [Ontario ...

Abstract. Mining operations at Steep Rock Lake since 1945 have yielded about ten million tons of high-grade iron ore and have cast new light on the geology of this long-famous Precambrian area.

Histroy of Atikokan, Ontario, Canada

-Courtesy of the Atikokan Mining Attractions. For over 30 years, Atikokan was home to 2 mining companies, Steep Rock Iron Mines and Caland Ore Company. In 1938 prospector, Julian Cross, discovered ore beneath Steep Rock Lake, north of Atikokan. One year later, SRIM (Steep Rock Iron Mines) was formed, but initial underground attempts flooded out.

'Enhanced natural recovery' to treat Steep Rock Mine water ...

The water may not overflow the former Steep Rock Mine's pits until 2070, but the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry says it has a plan in place to deal with contaminated water.

Photos of Atikokan, Steep Rock Iron Mines, Caland Ore ...

He sent me eight photos of his Atikokan friends. In January 2011, he sent me 11 more photos; I've put one in this section and the other 10 I've listed in the Steep Rock Iron Mines section. Names are: Melvin Bone, Colby Dickison, Buzz & Danny Gagne, Jerry Hamel, Terry McLenndon, Terry Phair, Al Wasney.

Caland Ore Co. Some History and Photos

Promotion of the history of the Caland Ore Co. near Atikokan. Canada Inland Steel leased land from Steep Rock Iron Mines to set up an open pit iron mine. The mine closed in 1980. The site includes documents, photographs and slide shows.

Sold Pyrolusite from Steep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan ...

From: Steep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario, Canada - Dimensions: 64x28x50mm - Sold by: David K Joyce Minerals - Sweet! A very nice plate of silvery pyrolusite crystals from this long closed iron mine. Very good example of this manganese oxide mineral!

Roberts pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township ...

South Roberts Pit - Steep Rock Iron Mine - Atikokan, Ontario Roberts pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada. Calcite, etc. Roberts pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada. Flooded South Robert's Pit - …

Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited - Archeion

Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited was in operation from 1939 to 1979 at Steep Rock Lake, west of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and was incorporated to extract high grade iron ore discovered below the lakebed.

The Town that the Mine Built - Fort Frances Times

Aside from actual mining and mine development work, hundreds of new jobs came into being, and hundreds of persons who had jobs, received larger pay cheques, partially as a result of the development of the Steep Rock iron range. The money Steep Rock Iron Mines received for the sale of its iron ore was widely distributed as it passed on through ...

Archives of Ontario : Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited fonds

These records relate to the operation of Steep Rock's Atikokan housing project. Administrative History or Biographical Sketch. Steep Rock Iron Mines Limited was in operation from 1939 to 1979 at Steep Rock Lake, west of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and was incorporated to extract high grade iron ore discovered below the lakebed.

Northern Ontario's Steep Rock Mine water to overflow by ...

Apr 20, 2016· The Steep Rock and Caland Iron Mines shut down in 1979 and 1980. Clarifications. A previous version of this story did not include information about the small Steep Rock Iron Mine. It …

Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River ...

Aug 24, 2008· View of the Freeborn iron mining area, ca. 1965. Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada

Water management of the Steep Rock Iron Mines at Atikokan ...

The mining project at that time was the largest mega project of its type undertaken in Canada. Mining at the Steep Rock Iron Mines commenced in 1944 and ceased in 1979, and during the life of the mine 88 million tons of iron ore was mined.

G Takes Blurry Video at Steep Rock Iron Mine - YouTube

Jun 04, 2018· This is the North end of the pit, facing South. You can see the volcanic rock when I pan to the right. I try to zoom in to my brother walking along the ridge, but it's too blurry. I'm standing on ...

Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd., Steep Rock Lake, Ontario ...

Steep Rock Iron Mines Ltd. : Steep Rock Lake, Ontario, 1974. Many thanks to Rob Purdon of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, who identified the location of these photos, previously mis-identified as Caland Ore. He said in part: " . . . . (the photos) are actually of the Hogarth and the Roberts Pits on the Steep Rock side.

steep rock iron mine - elthamlodge.co.za

Atikokan - Wikipedia Two large mines (Steep Rock Iron Mines and Caland Ore Co.) commenced operations in the late 1950s and continued for more than 30 years. Read More. Get In Tauch. You can get the price list and a GBM representative will contact you within one business day.

Sold Goethite from Errington Pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine ...

From: Errington Pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Other, Canada - Dimensions: 103x80x33mm - Sold by: David K Joyce Minerals - A nice-looking specimen of this Iron hydroxide mineral showing botryoidal structure with a bit of stalactic twist to it. One of the ore minerals at the Steep Rock Iron Mine…

Steep Rock Lake - Wikipedia

Steep Rock Lake was a body of water near the township of Atikokan, northern Ontario, Canada.It was originally fed by the Seine River.. During World War II, a program was implemented to drain the lake. This diversion of the river allowed open-pit mining of hematite iron ore under the middle arm of the lake by the Inland Steel Company and its subsidiary Caland Ore Canada.

Cobalt Camp - David K. Joyce Minerals

Steep Rock Iron Mine (Memories from 1969) In 1969, I was fourteen years old. I was a very keen mineral collector and my brother Brian and I were members of the “Rockids”, the junior arm of the Scarborough Gem and Mineral Club, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

Steep Rock Iron Mines fonds - Thunder Bay Museum

declined even though underground mining was added to the open pit operations. In 1953, Inland Steel Company exercised its option to lease part of the ore body at Steep Rock, and through its Canadian subsidiary, Caland Ore Company Limited, it began extracting ore in 1960 in quantities rivalling that of Steep Rock Iron Mines.

The Little Green Men of Steep Rock Lake - Canada History ...

From the 1940s until the Steep Rock Iron Mine’s dissolution in 1980, a boomtown called Steep Rock thrived just outside the quarry a short distance from the town of Atikokan. For much of this time, a monthly newspaper called the Steep Rock Echo, edited by the Mine’s Chief Chemist, B.J. Eyton, serviced the citizens of this transient mining town.

Atikokan's Historic Iron Mines - Caland & Steep Rock ...

The Caland and Steep Rock Iron Mines represent amazing feats of engineering and construction. Long before the days of computerized projections and simulations, engineers in the first half of the 20th century were able to accurately predict how moving 280 million cubic yards of water, silt and gravel would affect the area around what would be five of Canada's premier iron ore mines.

Steep Rock

Mixture of 40% rock and 60% sand for compaction, as a base under concrete or for rough surfacing a driveway. Screened Rock. Rock with sand and fines removed. Used for driveways, radon rock for basements, landscaping, drainage etc. ... Steep Rock Ltd. Municipal Address: #1-11524 Range Road 52 - Dunmore, AB T1B 0K7 Mailing Address: Box ...

Extra! Extra! Small Town Man Perpetrates Big Time Hoax ...

Apr 19, 2017· B.J. Eyton, a Chief Chemist at Steep Rock Iron Mines, claimed that after the Chronical story was released many other Atikokan men began reporting sightings of unidentified crafts. Some saw "what appeared to be very small manlike figures on the craft, which fled at their approach." Eyton also stated that Gordon and his wife's account was the ...

Hogarth pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township ...

Aug 24, 2008· Hogarth pit, Steep Rock Iron Mine, Freeborn Township, Rainy River District, Ontario, Canada :

Steep Rock Iron Mines Naturalization - FreeServers

The dredging operations at both Steep Rock Iron Mines and Caland Ore Mine are featured and each end is anchored by miners to emphasize the role played by the people of the Diversion and Lake Removal projects. Click here for more mine-related artwork and photographs of large artifacts and mini-parks. Also check out our "Headless Miners" page.

Minerals List | David K. Joyce

Steep Rock Iron Mine, Atikokan, Ontario. Steep Rock Iron Mines has not operated for 25 years or so. It was a great iron mine and cranked out high grade iron ore and pellets between 1944 and 1980. It was the first operating mine that I ever visited when I was 14 years old!

The Developers of Steep Rock: M.S. Fotheringham

From "Steep Rock: the men and the mines" by Bruce Taylor, 1978 "The collaring of the No. 1 Shaft took place in July of 1939, with M.S. Fotheringham in charge. Morson Scarth (Pop) Fotheringham, a young 29 year old Mining Engineer had arrived at Steep Rock the previous year, and had taken up residence at the mine …

Historic Iron Mines Caland & Steep Rock - Atikokan

The Caland and Steep Rock Iron Mines represent amazing feats of engineering and construction. Long before the days of computerized projections and simulations, engineers in the first half of the 20th century were able to accurately predict how moving 280 million cubic yards of water, silt and gravel would affect the area around what would be five of Canada’s premier iron ore mines.