Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
Inside the MLK High School chemistry laboratory.
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
Without their walls these Solvent Recovery Line buildings look like blast walls. Their concrete inner structures were part of the design so if there was an explosion inside it would ‘blow out’ with a puff instead of a bang. Now most of these are demolished or overgrown.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
Looking through the hole where a glass pane once was at the Columbus Mine ruins, just south of Animas Forks. It was quiet when I took the picture, but for the gurgle of the nearby Animas River.