A 180-degree panorama of the first floor of the refectory. I just loved the colors; there’s something about plaster walls that retain the character of a building; they crumble when they die, which is much more graceful than drywall, which drips down into a stinking puddle that looks and smells like a blob of Elmer’s glue.
A panorama of the side of the hospital from roughly the same angle as the historic postcard.
From the door where mine carts were dumped into the Concentrator, the erosion around the former Santiago Tunnel on Treasure Mountain is obvious. The rails barely connect to the ground anymore.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.
In the mountainside are a number of air shafts, indicating where the tunnels traced under the rocky surface.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed.
2011. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.