The M

The Miners' "M" is the symbol of a brand of mining men,
Whose spirit knocks the mountains down
and builds 'em up again,

Wherever in this pay dirt world
Orediggers choose to roam,
That spirit travels with them - and the
"M" still stands for home


For over 90 years Blue Key has been honored to care of the M. Our responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the M
  • Putting up custom light designs on the M for special occasions
  • Assisting with the M-Climb. An annual tradition to welcome freshmen to mines
  • Keeping track of the history behind the M

Please Explore our M-Portal!