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   Henry Clay Frick and the Carnegie Steel Company

Page entitled : The Oliver Iron Mining Company

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How Henry W. Oliver teamed up with the Carnegie Steel Company to seek control of iron ore properties in the Mesabi and othe Lake Superior ore ranges

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... the original initiative of Henry W. Oliver, a childhood companion of Thomas M. Carnegie who had become a successful iron and steel maker in his own right. His idea was to secure a cheap and steady supply of iron ore for his own and other furnaces by investing in the abundant ore properties in the Mesabi Range.  ...

 

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