The history of the port
The port of Hargshamn's history stretches back to the 1600s, when the port was originally used as a departure point for bar iron from Hargs Bruk, and for ore from the mines in Dannemora. Ore exports continued until the mine closed in 1992, Before being reopened in 2012. The ore export was discontinued in 2015 following the bankruptcy of the mine.
The port in 1916 - a hundred years ago!