One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls.
The dry house is in the worse condition of the remaining buildings. This is where miners would change clothes.
One of thousands in the complex. Part of a series of photographs where I capture the number “13” in industrial settings.
One of the underground creeks in Duluth, somewhere under the East Hillside neighborhood.
Sliding fireproof doors and an old hydrant at Harlowton’s old yards.
Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
These were some of the most attractive shops of all the mines in the area. It’s no wonder Hanna Mining wanted to use them as their center of operations in the Iron River district.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.