Sunday, January 10, 2010

Taconite Pellets


emily said...

what are these?

Haley said...

They are the product of the mining that happens in Ishpeming (west of MQT). The are about the size of marbles and are heavy -- iron ore?. They get stuck in Bill's biking shoes when he walks over the railroad tracks. The pellets are transported by railroad to the ore boats in MQT.