Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
The fiery side of a launch building, just is it began to rain.
For a short time, CN mounted flood lights atop the abandoned dock.
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.
Beside the shaft building are two fans on skids, indicating they were used underground.
A row of security lights line the roof of the power station.
When I saw this section, I knew the dock was abandoned.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown.