Away from the rest of the plant–as if forgotten, or hiding–is this little stamp press. Yes, this is little by press standards.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
Furnace #6; its catwalk and tapway. Note the lever-operated gutter-blockers.
After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in.
A closer look at the side of the generator.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.
Looking through the center of a scrapped generator, its copper long scrapped.
The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.