An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
The tangled telegraph lines between Mitchell and the engine house keep the old pole from topping in the wind.
Looking through the loading platform of Frontenac Mine toward Black Hawk. In 1900, you would see Druid Mine on the left and Aduddell on the right.
This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock.
Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
The side of the church, taken from a grungy sidewalk.