It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
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.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
Don’t you love the shape of the house on the right?
Pillars among trees… those who inherit the earth will be so confused.
Beside the shaft building are two fans on skids, indicating they were used underground.
During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.
There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.
Snow flies across the frame as the sunken cribbing freezes bellow the concrete.