One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley.
The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors.
Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains.
Smashed TVs and stone foundations in a former common room in the basement.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
The last of four radar domes on the base.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.