"Open-pit" iron mining with 5-ton steam shovels, Hibbing, Minn.

"Open-pit" iron mining with 5-ton steam shovels, Hibbing, Minn.

Oliver Iron Mining Company

Babbitt and vicinity, Minn. Aug., 1937. Abandoned iron mining town

Mansfield, Michigan. April-May, 1937. Mansfield, a ghost town, formerly a flourishing iron mining community in central Michigan

An iron mining camp in Santiago Province, Cuba

Iron mining

Storekeeper of section 30 "bust" iron mining town near Winton, Minnesota

Storekeeper and his wife in front of their store at section 30. "Bust" iron mining town near Winton, Minnesota

Cash register and empty shelves in closed store. Babbitt, Minnesota, "bust" iron mining town

Elec. Locomotive, Oliver Iron Mining Co., Minn.

[Iron ore mining operations at the Musan Mining Complex in Hamgy┼Ćng-pukto, North Korea, showing a scarred landscape as excavation proceeds concentrically around the center of a pit]

One of the greatest "open-pit" iron mines on earth (with steam shovels), Hibbing, Minn.

Open-pit iron mine, near Hibbing, Minn.

Morris open pit iron mine, Mesabi Range, Minn., U.S.A.

A five-ton steam shovel and its crew in an "open-pit" iron mine at Hibbing, Minn.

Gigantic steam shovel dumping 5-ton load of iron ore into car, "open-pit" mine, Hibbing, Minn.

Scooping-out 5-ton loads of iron ore with steam shovel, "open-pit" mine, Hibbing, Minn.

Digging iron ore with steam shovel and loading cars at "open-pit" mine, Hibbing, Minn.

Large steam shovel dumping load of ore into car near Hibbing, Minn.