Limits on personnel and explosives allowed in the building at the same time.
Looking to the chapel addition from the Chateau.
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.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
Records of ore samples, mostly ruined by the water flowing into the space.
Inside the pilot copper concentrator.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.