A strange sight: Part of the drain here seems to have had a skylight of glass, which has since been filled over. However, the collapsing ceiling began to create natural skylights of its own.
When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
Portland Huron and downtown Duluth from the end of the Elevator A slip.
Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.