Pioneering with Taconite
by E.W. Davis
With humor and insight, E. W. Davis tells the story that begins with the discovery of then-valueless taconite on Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range in 1870 and several decades of attempts to process taconite commercially. Davis details the ups and downs of the exciting, decades-long research effort that resulted in a workable extraction method, followed by frustrating attempts...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 17th 2004 by Minnesota Historical Society Press
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