The building in the foreground–the old control booth–was arsoned in 2009.
Robotic pincers to move molten rods of glass between machines.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.
This part of the workhouse was sheathed in fiberglass, but now you can see its insides from a mile away.
Construction lights were still plugged in from the last inspection. Note the murals on the walls.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.