I was invited to watch the 4th of July fireworks atop the Kurth tower before the current owners bought the property. Every one of the 12 frames has dozens of fireworks–just look closely. The main display is from the Stone Arch Bridge, of course.
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
Transfer Elevator, Built 1916
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
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.
Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.