Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
“Crunch, crunch, crunch,” said the ground. “I know,” I replied.
I am not sure what this structure is, but it seems to be put together like a gold mill. It existed in 1952, and seems to be from about that period.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house.
Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline.
The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar.
Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.