The Bunk House was not just for sleeping, but it was for eating and recreation too. In one corner, near the door to the Blacksmith Shop (left) is this terrific stove, probably original (circa 1937).
In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.
Gilman had a bowling alley.
It seems that the sawdust would be shot into a dust collector above the powerplant and burned.
As wind and currents moved the ice around between the ore docks, the sounds of crunching echoed through the otherwise quiet bar.
The generator hall of the last power station, as seen from the gantryway.
This picture is perhaps the most appropriate in its visual depiction of how unstable the mill was. 1. Note the lack of stairs on the spiral staircase; they’re rusted and twisted apart, not simply cut off. 2. Notice the cracked concrete on the lower left corner; that was cracking as I was standing on it taking this photo, and don’t think there’s anything under that to begin to stop one’s fall. 3. You’re looking into an open elevator shaft; its safety cage is sliced away and wide open.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
A wide view (15mm) of the shadow 4B is casting on 4A. Light leaks because of cheap camera.