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  • Hill Annex Mine has treasures to share — for now

    By Ann Wessel, St. Cloud Times, July 6, 2015 Mining opened the earth here, producing 64 million tons of iron ore, leaving a 200-foot-tall pile of reddish rock and a 300-foot-deep lake, and creating a magnet for history-lovers and fossil-seekers. Hill Annex Mine State Park lies beyond a locked gate. Exploration is by organized tour…

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