Iroquois Mine

The Iroquois Mine sits alone on the edge of the wilderness frontier north of Mohawk. After the Second World War, dying companies desperately sought the “mother load” somewhere on the Keweenaw that they hoped would revitalize the industry. In this pursuit companies re-opened old mines like Seneca and Centennial and sank new shafts lodes to the north (such as the new Allouez and Iroquois). The Iroquois mine, like most of these endeavors, proved fruitless and quickly closed.

Iroquois Mine

Stories of Men

the story left untold Our explorations across the Keweenaw uncover a great deal of mining history. From abandoned rail lines,…
Iroquois Mine

The Iroquois That Was

Apparently at one time it was considered “current” to name your capitalistic embodiment after a native tribe, considering the surplus…