Sunday, June 22, 2014

Eagle Mine tours still open to public

Eagle Mine near Big Bay, Michigan. Aerial photo showing surface facilities. (Photo courtesy Eagle Mine)

MARQUETTE -- Once again Eagle Mine near Big Bay, Mich., is offering tours to the public so people may see the surface facilities that support this modern day nickel-copper mine scheduled to begin production at the end of 2014.

Tours continue on Fridays from now through mid-October. The duration of the tour is 4.5 to 5 hours.

Itinerary: The tour will depart promptly at 12:30 p.m. from the Eagle Mine Information Center, 153A West Washington Street, Marquette.

Tours will return to the Information Center between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. depending on travel time.

Note: Reservation confirmation is required. The minimum age for the tour is 16 years old. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Participants will be walking approximately one half mile during the tour.

To register for a tour of the Eagle Mine please call (906) 273-1550 or visit the Information Center located at 153A West Washington Street in downtown Marquette. All tours will depart from and return to the Information Center.

Click here for details and a full list of dates.

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