Tucked-into the side of the concentration mill… these machines were meant to crush underground rock into a fine dust for mineral extraction.
Taking a midwinter hike in Cramer after a blizzard and ice storm was my idea. Do my friends seem upset to you? Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.