Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Taken just after the sun set over Duluth. Don’t you love that green glow?
A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
A panoramic view of the Ambassador Bridge, Detroit River and downtown from the roof of the 1925 warehouse. Ready to move to Detroit?
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.