Nifty Article on the Schuyler Copper Mine

Copper Mine Underground SketchIn this week’s editions, the South Bergenite has a nifty story about Joe Macasek’s recent talk at the MEC about the old Schuyler Copper Mines in North Arlington. — one of the oldest copper mines in the United States.

It was also one of the first mines in the nation to use a steam engine to pump out water.

The link is here.

A link to a photo of one of the pieces of ore mined there is here.

The link top a 1947 newspaper article on the mine is here.

A link to a 2009 Meadowblog post about the mine and Schuyler Avenue is here.

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