In the office at the end of the dock are two brooms. One is from the last ore train. One is from the last boat.
Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.
A classic Eveready, borrowed from Herb’s office.
We know what the ladies’ favorite treats were! Found holding parts on a repair cart.
Tucked-into the side of the concentration mill… these machines were meant to crush underground rock into a fine dust for mineral extraction.
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!
1950s safety posters about static and proper footware hide in remote offices, where the curious haven’t stolen them… yet.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.