A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes.
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
Heavy steel doors to isolate the underground magnetic separation mill from Eagle Mine’s main tunnel.
Cauterized wounds on the factory floor, where the middle of the newer mill opens up to allow massive equipment. Now the pipes are cut and the equipment is gone.
During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.
A broken television on the main floor. The remains of the plaster ceiling and walls are powdered on the floor.
One of the early automated painting booths in the paint plant line.
In the middle of the foundry, an office is untouched by scrappers, legal and not. Inside, warnings and catalogs for machines that are gone, obsolete, and melted down.
The roof has been replaced since this was taken. Hopefully, that will stem the water damage.