These buildings were largely used as concentrators for the crushed rock, although I did spy some small mills inside these too.
2011. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.
The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
The elevator is stuck between floors.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680.
Milwaukee Road’s second substation at Loweth, as seen from the highway. Somewhat ironically, a new electrical substation is across the street from it today.In the background, you can make out a collapsing storage shed and some of the grades.
A squat building with a rail scale. Taken between rain showers in late summer, when I seemed to be the only one at White Pine.
Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease.