Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive.
The gauges on left of frame are the steam pressure indicators for the various steam-powered components around the ship, like the steering engine and windlass motors. Below the gauges are a case of tiny wooden parts drawers… note the ancient oiling can on the locker near the upper-right corner of the frame.
An old stoker in a power plant that was abandoned long before the mill next to it, by all indications. Sugar mills burned dry beet pulp pellets for fuel.
These machines had embossed metal numbers marking their ends.
Captured bolts for a pressure cooker on an industrial scale.
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
A storage vault for guns and other weapons to protect the base from attack.
The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded.