Longyear Drill Site

Longyear Drill Site (HM20J5)

Location: Hoyt Lakes, MN 55750 St. Louis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 47° 33.456', W 92° 7.001'

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On May 27, 1890 E.J. Longyear established a tent camp for his crew and himself near the tripod of the drill. He brought his bride to the drill site in September 1890. Constructed on the hill was a two room building made of rough pine boards from a local sawmill. This served both as home and office.

Equipment donated by the following:
Ira D. Odgers - Model H Sullivan drill and churn buck
Harry C. Walker - Steam water pump
Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. - Steam boiler

Thanks to the generous contribution from Richard P. Longyear of California

This site is a designated national and state historic site. All local, state and federal statutes for the protection of this site now apply.
-January 1, 1976
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HM NumberHM20J5
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByIron Range Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 566452 N 5267509
Decimal Degrees47.55760000, -92.11668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 33.456', W 92° 7.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 33' 27.36" N, 92° 7' 0.06000000000002" W
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Area Code(s)218
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rd 666, Hoyt Lakes MN 55750, US
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