Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
The last of four radar domes on the base.
Admin, 2005. This is the only good picture I took of the Administration Tower before a lightning strke ignited its roof. Now a metal cap keeps the water out of the most iconic building at the Kirkbride.
Snow flies across the frame as the sunken cribbing freezes bellow the concrete.
Looking out from a hallway on the third floor where a ceiling and roof should be. I could not stand in the room, as the floor had collapsed into the basement, but I could put my camera out at arm’s length and fire a few pictures upward, which is how I came away with this image!
The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.
ADM overshadows the Meal Elevator. The cleared area behind is now home to Surley Brewery.
Demolition following the arson of the Administration Building.