Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
Part of the historical hospital was walled off with glass block.
A portrait of the second school of McConnell, built in 1937.
Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
Pozo Mine, the most menacing mine building I’ve ever seen. Black and white film, shot with the Fuji GX680, a beast of a camera.