An orphan culvert and camper, both tossed aside where nobody that will see will care.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house.
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
The lower door is where the rocket exhaust would flow into the blast pit during initial launch. The upper doors would vent the rocket so the erector and other equipment in the building would not be (as) damaged.
The “Inner-Urban Jawbreaker,” a one-of-a-kind, salty-but-sweet remnant of a bygone heavy-industrial period in this area’s history. A time when the walls were whole and the floors were clean, in other words, a time when people made things other than photographs inside the never ending corridors and factory floors.
The sun lowered behind the dead flour mill, bending its image upon itself.
On my second or third trip, the cross had broken in the wind.
Looking at the huge and modern Cargill B2 from the circa-1919 Lake Superior “I”. This is a rather unique perspective of Enger Tower and Skyline.