This is an original 1945 halftone print of a worker at the U. S. Steel Trout Lake plant on the Mesabi Range. The man seen in the foreground is pulling out oversized rocks that might hurt the machinery. The Mesabi pit is the largest of four iron ranges in Minnesota. It was discovered in 1866, and is still being mined today.
This 66+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Moderate aging in margins. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 12.75 inches; 13 x 32 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: mining, worker, Crusher, Itasca County, Minnesota