The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
On the middle level of the Poacher House. For a detailed view of the chart see ‘See Reverse’.
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
Under the monster and its teeth.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.