The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
A winding flue between the ovens for Furnace 6, capped with sketchy catwalks.
The pilot house, lit with the lights of Superior.
Atop Elevator ‘M’, formerly Cargill ‘O’.
The main floor of the hospital was crammed with furniture.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit.
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.