|Location:||Beulah. Scenic overlook located 5km south of Beulah.|
|Open:||All year Mon-Fri after appointment, 24-hour notice required. |
|Classification:||Coal Mine (underground lignite mine)|
|Address:||Knife River, Beulah, Tel: +1-701-873-4333.|
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:59:03 $|
|1917||first ton of coal produced by Beulah Coal Company in underground mining.|
|1945||MDU Resources Group, Inc. acquired Knife River.|
|1950||underground mining discontinued, lignite production increased dramatically by larger surface mining equipment.|
|1950s||mine at Gascoyne, North Dakota, puchsed and a third operation near Sidney, Montana, opened.|
|1970s||Beulah and Gascoyne mines expanded.|
|2001||Knife River sold its coal mining operations.|
Knife River Coal Mine was one of the largest underground mines in North Dakota. Between 1917 and 1950 over 10 million tons of coal were mined.
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