When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
This building would store and maintain warheads. It was right next to the launch pad, but the two were separated by a high mound.
Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)
The tangled telegraph lines between Mitchell and the engine house keep the old pole from topping in the wind.
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”