A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
Wind took the spring melt on the trees growing in taconite pellets and made it airborne. Loading chutes in the background.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
In the nitrating house.
A corner of the addition is lined with glass cabinets, formerly filled with beds.
At Treasure Mountain mine. This collapsed building was likely the 1937 Compressor House, which pushed compressed air and water into the Sanitago Tunnel in the time it was producing.