Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
For a short time, CN mounted flood lights atop the abandoned dock.
A reminder on the Gilman union board not to buy Coors beer. Read more here: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/coors-boycott-when-beer-can-signaled-your-politics
A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.
A morning breeze pushes the last ice from the lake against Wisconsin Point.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
One of the few windows that escaped steel plating the last time the hospital was sealed tight to let nature roam within.
The control room floats above the top of the dock atop a spiral staircase.