Cornwall Banks Iron Mine, Lebanon County, PA, circa 1920.
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Several miners in ore pit with mining equipment. Photograph shows railroad tracks and steep inclined plane in background used to transport the ore out of the pit.

Credit: Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives

Tapping into the nation's largest iron ore deposit east of Lake Superior, the Cornwall Banks Iron Mine in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, in operation for more than two centuries, was one of the world's great iron mines.

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