Hurley, Iron County, Wisconsin
This 5 1/2 foot diameter drill core came from the Cary Mine shaft from a depth of 2400 feet below the surface. The shaft was drilled during the period 1942-44 from surface to the 31st level and was later enlarged to its full size of 13x21 feet. Through the shaft, men, supplies and iron ore are transported between surface the the underground levels
The marker and core are located adjacent to the parking lot for North Star Beverage Co., Inc., and is accessible from westbound Odanah Road, about a mile west of its intersection with County Highway C, at or near 1400 Odanah Road, Hurley, Wisconsin 54534.