All electrical rooms were surrounded by walls, for obvious reasons. Now all the walls are gone, for reasons less obvious.
C’mon and grab your friends… we’ll go to very—rusty lands…
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like.
I slid into the mill through the top floor, near where the rock-grinding ball mills were left to rust. I look around, taking in the most intact gold mill I’ve ever explored. Movement attracted my eye to the ceiling, where I found something staring back, a raven was observing me with some interest. It had been a while since I have brushed up on the folklore and mythology, but I took it as a good sign. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
Spare firebox bricks palleted on the second floor, is if it was going to be repaired.