Looking past the hoist room (left) toward Shaft No. 1, behind the concrete head frame built in the late 1940s. This shaft could haul equipment from ground level (below) to shop level, where the picture was taken.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
Grimy windows and the other half of the complex trade interests and stares.
The walls of a dormitory dissolve in the water flowing through the bad roof.
Peering into a remote office at Manitoba Wheat Pool #3. Someone left their to-do list behind.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
Looking into the engine works from the concrete addition.
The top floor of the Chateau was the original surgical suite. Later, hydrotherapy took place here. When Nopeming was converted to a nursing home, it was a place where residents watched movies. Portra 400 on Voigtlander Bessa.
Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices.