The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
The depot at the head of town seems to be being disassembled. Behind it is a dead signal where the tracks used to be; they’ve been pulled.
The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory.
Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
Snow flies across the frame as the sunken cribbing freezes bellow the concrete.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.