I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
Those able to work would be compelled to help fix up the facility, grow, harvest, and prepare food for fellow ‘inmates’, or work on vocational skills.
Hand painted fire extinguisher notices and a long room which I strongly suspect was a pattern cutting room.
Aaron by the concentrator.
The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680.
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
The largest room was the diesel laboratories, which tested various devices and fuel additives to make it safer to mine underground with diesel trucks and other machinery, such as at White Pine Mine, Michigan.
Ektar 100/Mamiya 6. Looking out the window a the foundations of the demolished company homes.