The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor.
The last batch of molded metal stuck in the chute, this metallurgical furnace was falling apart brick by disintegrating brick b the time I got to it. On the upper floors there is a sophisticated network of vents and chimneys to make these little furnaces as hot as possible.
The primitive chair caught the falling plaster.
Additional Sacred Heart Building (1949) Collapse, 2012, Courtesy Chris Naffziger @ http://stlouispatina.blogspot.com/2011/12/st-marys-infirmary.html
A typical summer storm on Lake Superior.
Looking into the mouth of the hopper which mine carts dumped into at the top of the Concentrator.
From the door where mine carts were dumped into the Concentrator, the erosion around the former Santiago Tunnel on Treasure Mountain is obvious. The rails barely connect to the ground anymore.