The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
One thing that made the Eagle Mine unique is the underground mill, left of this picture. As the rocks moved down the mill, they would be turned into finer and finer powder.
The mine is sandwiched between village townhomes.
Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
A nice view of Hamilton from the roof of the theater.
The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.