The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
The rumors were true. Success is sweet.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
Brewery Creek Waterfall, somewhere above Duluth. Lit with candles and a small LED panel. To me, it looked like a pipe pouring molten metal.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.