From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
Looking down the kiln line from atop the furnaces.
The fantastic red elevator that is Pool #61, built 1928.
The stage of the theatre still holds hymnals and other vestiges of its time as a church.
2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
Laundry chute to the basement, as seen on the top floor.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.