This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Note the maps still left on the wall.
The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant.
Kate stands on top of the tailings pile that added some usable land to the side of the gulch. Somewhere nearby is the buried Santiago Tunnel.
A set of air intakes and exhaust pipes over the buried communications and control equipment rooms.
Lights over the emergency slides. A veritable overgrown city in the background.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.