Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
Expanding foam provides some textural contrast to the wood floors, worn smooth over a century. This building dates to the 1890s and was built as the coffin plant.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.
Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights.
On the boarded-up first floor of the house proper near the door to the chapel, the last pew sites next to a wet box of Bibles.
Hunter’s custom large format rig looks pretty cool, doesn’t it?