Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant.
The old hospital (left) and ugly modern additions (right).
A panorama showing the biggest building in Gilman—unless you count the massive mine below as a structure.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
Looking toward Fort William (Western) Elevator from the top of Superior Elevator. Fort William is bordered on the south and east by this wide, winding railyard. Note the pretty and quaint brick offices of the Western.