The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
The new concrete workhouse, as seen through chickenwire.
Wagons and horses were kept in the building on the left, separate from the rest of the complex in case of fire. In the distance is the boiler house, separate for the same reason.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
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.
There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff.
On my second or third trip, the cross had broken in the wind.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.