This Abandoned Iron Mine In Minnesota Is Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

With Minnesota’s mining history, it should come as no surprise that there are more than a few mines still around. Some, like the enormous Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine, are still operating today. Others are long abandoned. Among Minnesota’s abandoned mines, there’s an iron mine on the Iron Range that you can still visit today. Hill Annex Mine is a hundred-year-old abandoned-mine-turned-state-park that you can visit to learn about the state’s mining history. Take a look:

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Have you visited Hill Annex Mine State Park? For more information about visiting, check out the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website. And if you want to learn more about Minnesota’s mining past, check out these 12 photos that show Minnesota’s mining history like never before.