Spots of yellow gravel mark gold mines with nothing left on the surface. Is this one of the drainage pipes?
At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
Bits and things in a pile in the corner of the smelter, the unsold chunks of industrial history that didn’t sell at an on-site auction before my visit.
One of two projectors, still set to run old 3D flicks.
King Elevator sits in the corner of a more recently-defunct lumber mill: Great Western Timber. Perhaps in the future I will write the history of it. Arista 100 in 120.
The Algosteel navigating Superior Entry.
This tunnel goes to the adit over the Eagle River Mills. I bet those carts go fast down here!