Ep. 481: Flyover of the Empire Mine

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Ep. 481: Flyover of the Empire Mine

Unread postby Saturnalia » Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:55 pm

Ep. 481: The End of the Empire Iron Ore Mine - Drone Flyover

September 2016 PALMER, MICH -- High above the landscape south of Marquette, Michigan, we're looking down at the Empire Mine, recently shut down for good.

The second to last operating iron ore mine in this legendary deposit known as the Marquette Iron Range, Empire has long been a fixture of the region, providing scores of good-paying jobs while producing much of the iron ore upon which the US Economy depends.

Fly over the complex in our first video shot from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle - or drone, as most refer to them - a background of the area, the plant and the future are given, a precursor to our upcoming special edition, "Empire's Last Stand".

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Videography Equipment:
-Primary: Sony PJ790 Camcorder
-Aerial Platform: DJI Phantom Drone
-Edited with: Cyberlink PowerDirector 13

People:
-Alex C: Owner, Producer, and Narrator
-Andrew E: Aerial Platform Operator

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Re: Ep. 481:

Unread postby AARR » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:19 pm

I like your videos, Saturn :)
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Re: Ep. 481: Flyover of the Empire Mine

Unread postby hoborich » Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:07 pm

Wow. That is going to cost a lot of jobs at the mine, train crews, lake freighters.
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