A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.
Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7. The office (first floor), laboratory (second floor) and mill behind it. Everything was clean and pristine.
Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
In the women’s restroom.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
A warning sticker on the interior of a dredge once tied to the old dock.