Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
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.
Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940.
Looking down Pommenicher Straße from Gaststätte Rosarius, the monstrous machine about to devour the town bites at the ground.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
Note the rails in the floor that guided cars to the coating line, the side of which is lined with the windows in the center of the image.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.