Looking out of the biggest cave into the shell of the burned brewery, almost 125 years after it was destroyed by fire.
The east portal, looking toward Nopeming Junction and away from the US Steel ruins and Duluth’s ore docks.
Roughly below the parking lot for the Rose Garden.
Looking down the walkway that traces the bottom side of the ore dock.
Mark poses for scale in the natural section of the cave. It appears to have been created by erosion, where water following the natural fault (crack above) washed the sandstone below away, thereby creating a dead space. The stone doorway appeared to be original.
Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls.
Don Crist ’83. Brick Graffiti Series.
The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion.