Whiting Mine, Interior The inside of Whiting mine, as it looks today. Similar Images ...based on the tags: collapsing... The primitive chair caught the falling plaster. Two versions of Detroit. One where buildings stand tall and proud, and one where they wilt under the sun. It’s an amazing juxtaposition. After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed. This skyway, built to help seal off two parts of the complex during an out of control fire, was probably too rotten to burn by the time I saw it. When I looked out of the old mill, I couldn’t help but wonder what the hell was holding it all up. A collapsing and unstable building. Looking up from the train shed. The building was consistently crumbling and I wish I had worn a hard hat in this area. After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in. At Treasure Mountain mine. This collapsed building was likely the 1937 Compressor House, which pushed compressed air and water into the Sanitago Tunnel in the time it was producing.