A squat building with a rail scale. Taken between rain showers in late summer, when I seemed to be the only one at White Pine.
Taken at a junction in the tube world.
These machines are at least 100 years old.
Lockers for the boiler room workers.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
Snow weight collapsed this section of McKee… the newest section. The brick buildings always outlive cheap metal ones.
The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.
Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.