The boiler room has four big boilers in it, which seems like overkill. No wonder this plant could supply power to the works and the town at full capacity!
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
Isabella A (left) and B (right) were built in 1910 and 1913, respectively.
When it was convenient, the sugar company would pull equipment, even pipes, from one mill for another.
Outbuildings near the perimeter fence. Beyond is all ranch land.
Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
A ruined culvert near Oregon Creek, behind Old Main, the predecessor of the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.