9am in the Mine Shops Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: benches, graffiti, moss, reflections, shadows, skylights, water, windows... A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster. The end of the peninsula where Consolidated D was built, aka General Mills A, used to hold a Northern Pacific freight depot. These are part of the ruins of it. The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished. Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation. Short-stack remains of mounts for rod and ball mills, if I was to bet. The concentrator separated junk rock (tails) from the copper and silver ore, to such a point it could be smelted. A porcelain basin in the locker room is detached, but shows excellent patina. I hope when the machine shop is repurposed that this can be saved. The aft lifeboat survived auction, although now all it holds is an emergency ladder to help men who’ve fallen overboard get on deck. Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless. The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.