In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985.
S&X seen in the background through the fog.
Behind a nurse’s station.
One of the paper warehouses, with snow blowing across the floors.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.
The stock house tanks were long scrapped for their steel, but what remains gives a sense of what it looked like.
Arson seems to be a big problem on the former sanatorium property.