School Ruins A damaged roof channeled rain onto the adobe walls, cutting them in half. In the distance, a preserved house and the ruins of the Colmor School. Similar Images ...based on the tags: adobe, birds, clouds, collapsing, doors, power, rooftops, ruins, shadows, sheet-metal, trees, water-damage, windows... It’s almost hard to tell whether the colors come from oil in the water or the colorful glass lit up by the Michigan sunset. Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel. Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock. Every walking path was strewn with debris. It was hard to imagine that all that was inside once. The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries. Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves. The bathtub fell into the basement, ala The Miller’s Tale. That’s right. Chaucer. A breeze and broken window has animated one of the few curtains still hanging in Nopeming as of 2015. Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.