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Pumping Machine Keeps Chapin Mine Open

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Pumping Machine Keeps Chapin Mine Open

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In the late 1800's, an iron ore deposit of superb quality was discovered near, what is today, Iron Mountain, Michigan. In a Modern Marvels video, learn that its Chapin Mine turned out to be one of the most productive but wettest mines in history.