What do you know about Blueberry Mine?

The Blueberry Mine was opened in 1926 by Ford Motor Company. In 1933 the North Range Mining Company took control. It closed in 1954 when the ore body was exhausted. The mine shipped about 6 million tons of ore in this time. Ore was shipped out over the DSS&A to the Marquette ore dock.

Blueberry Mine is a location on the Diorite USGS Quad Map. Also shown nearby are the Dexter Mine, the settlement of Snowville, and the Dexter Landing Field.


Banded Iron Formation, Michael P. Klimetz

Michigan's Mineral Industries 1954, State of Michigan

Blueberry Mine (Dexter Mine), Mindat.org

Blueberry Mine, Greenwood, MI, michiganrailroads.com