A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
These rails used to connect to those inside the Santiago Tunnel. Now they dangle above tailings.
North of the assembly complex is a storage network of earthen and concrete bunkers.
Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise.