Time Lost Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury. Similar Images ...based on the tags: left-behind, machinery, peeling-paint, signs, water-damage... The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility Rain and snow has gutted a third of the building. From the ground floor, I could see the sky in some places. My favorite shot of 2011; a rusty mold for a heart-shaped glass candy dish in its natural environment, so to speak. A siren near the main road. Is it an air raid siren? It remains unexplained what ‘serious results’ may stem from not reporting an accident, but when labor was cheap and unorganized I doubt anyone asked. The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube. The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.