Flooded Ford Mine Room Looking through perfectly clear water into an abandoned mine room. My guess is that it contained some pumps to keep the mine dry and equipment related to the elevators. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: ladders, rusty... There were bins with hundreds of spools in them in the basement. If there were no other options, operators could climb this ladder from the Communications Room to the surface, after opening two heavy steel hatches, of course. The Peavey logo, before it rusted off and the offices were demolished. At sunset the light skips from puddle to stagnant puddle across the whole foundry room, playing with the classic sawtooth roof with half-hearted shadows. Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to. From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. A colorful makeshift wall. A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home. Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading.