AKAYAMA MINE The remains of Akayama Mine（The disposal of the mine pollutant is done)
Place:Narage at Kaminoyama City in Yamagata-Pref.
Mineheads :with Akayama branch school as its center,
Kukeiji Minehead, Shingoro Minehead,Ogiri
Minehead, etc... Shingoro Minehead was operated
well in 1９５５.
History:Discovered in the beginning of the Edo period.
Managed by Mr.Ono from the latter period of the
Meiji era to the Taisho era.
1921 to 1937 ,Managed by Mitsubishi mining Industry kk .
In 1937,Taken over by Manshu Dozan k.k.
In 1939,Akayama Mining Co.was established.A station
of ore dressing by floatation was installed later.
In 1962,the station of ore dressing by floatation
went out of use.
In 1969, Nakamura Mining Industry managed.
In 1972,the above-mentioned company stopped operation
and the mine became abandoned.(from Yamagata commercial
and industry labor section'Yamagata mine magazine)
Now Yamagata prefecture takes its initiative and keeps
on working to dispose mine pollution,especially
water polluted with mine.