The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
A 5-minute exposure of the tunnel and stars, and even some of Duluth’s city lights bouncing off the clouds. A single off-camera flash in the tunnel gives the effect of an oncoming train.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
An orphan culvert and camper, both tossed aside where nobody that will see will care.
From the catwalks below the hoisting motor in Shaft No. 1.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!