During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
A big sign marks where the elevated walkway is severed where Dock 2 used to meet Dock 3, now gone.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
Looking at the concrete headframe from street level. Acros 100 in Pentax 67
Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.