On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power.
The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
Downtown and the blight.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
The lower floors of King Elevator are scrapped and ruined. Nearly everything that is not concrete has been destroyed. Some time ago it seems that someone built a tarp-roof hovel inside of the ground floor.
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.