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Ghost Mines of the Ely Area


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By Milt Stenlund in cooperation with the Ely-Winton Historical Society.
Stories about twelve iron mines that were explored and developed between the Mud Creek Road area from Armstrong Lake to Lake Vermilion and a six-mile radius of Ely. Also included, the Howard Mine near Lake One on the Fernberg Road out of Winton, some 15 miles. The mines were developed between the 1880s and the early 1920s, and all were abandoned by 1924.