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Bygones: Iron Range officials balked at Japanese interest in Eveleth mine

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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News Tribune, July 25, 1982

  • Iron Range officials yesterday reacted less than enthusiastically to news that a group of Japanese corporations is negotiating to become part-owner of Eveleth Mines. The corporations are negotiating the purchase of stock in Rouge Steel Co., one of five owners of Eveleth Mines.
  • Reach-All Manufacturing & Engineering Co. of Duluth will start buying more supplies in Duluth and Superior to help boost the local economy, a company representative announced yesterday. Reach-All makes aerial baskets, digger derricks and truck-mounted hydraulic cranes at the company's plant at 436 Calvary Road.

News Tribune, July 25, 1922

  • Preparing for future growth of Duluth, city councilors yesterday approved a resolution to purchase 51.62 acres of property known as Edgeshore Park. The strip of land starts east of the Lester River and extends to the east along the lakeshore to Brighton Beach.
  • A proposal to add auxiliary power to the Aerial Bridge was approved yesterday by the Duluth City Council after being introduced by P.G. Phillips, commissioner of public utilities. Phillips said either gasoline or storage batteries will be used to generate the power.
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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.
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