Hangers On A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling. Similar Images ...based on the tags: favorites, grimy, infinity, pillars, rusty, windows... “To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.” ― Emily Dickinson The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture. The world’s biggest paper machine was installed here about a century before this photo was taken. The orange in the windows is the brick building across the street–the new part of the plant. This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad. The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me. A breeze and broken window has animated one of the few curtains still hanging in Nopeming as of 2015. A volcano (?) under a window. The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.