This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.
The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown.
The control room floats above the top of the dock atop a spiral staircase.
Sarah in Miller Creek Drain.
The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
This roof hasn’t budged under the weight of snow, instead it just filters-through the light onto the floor.
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
Near the lower portal of the tunnel, a manhole cover seals the electrical connection for the streetcar line. Twin Cities Lines is the predecessor for Twin Cities Rapid Transit.