The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
The second floor in the smaller house, which was a bit smaller than the Head Keeper’s house.
Just outside of the blast furnace is a series of platforms and catwalks to bring workers to the stoves.
These long curved corridors connected the wards. Locked doors on both of their ends were a security and comfort feature. Sounds and people would be sealed in their respective wards, as the hallways would act like beautiful airlocks; they were so long that it was unlikely that doors would be open on both sides at the same time. Portra 160.
Looking out upon Mill City through the lens of FLOUR, highlighted in pink and low clouds. This sign has recently been converted into LED lighting.
Standing on the fence barricade that used to keep squatters out of the tunnel, the size of the space is impressive. What you see here is the current length of the tunnel; I set up a flashlight at the end to illuminate the concrete wall that is the lower portal.
The building in the foreground–the old control booth–was arsoned in 2009.
The workshop and parts room was full of light and meticulously sorted bolts, nuts, washers, gaskets, and all sorts of specialty hardware.