Minnesota’s Iron Country


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by Marvin G. Lamppa

Northern Minnesota has treasures – beauty and heritage, natural and human resources. Its iron ore made the steel that shaped the country’s destiny and in times of war helped protect the world.



Rich Ore, Rich Lives

Northern Minnesota is a land of beauty and heritage, but also a land wealthy in natural resources. Its rich iron ore has shaped the destiny of the United States and in times of war helped to protect the world.

Marv Lamppa recounted this history in his acclaimed PBS television series “Iron Country.” Now, the full story is available as a book – an exploration of Minnesota’s Iron Country – revealing the lives of a remarkable people and the industrial and political forces that built a region and a nation.


  • Midwest Independent Publishers Association’s Midwest Book Awards, Winner.
  • Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards, Winner.

288 pages, fully illustrated with historic pictures and maps, 8-1/2″ x 11″, softcover. Third printing.
ISBN: 978-0-942235-56-8.
Item Number: LS1227.