Sunrise in the orphanage… between classrooms and whispers.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
A wide view of the complex from a far rooftop.
In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
From the door where mine carts were dumped into the Concentrator, the erosion around the former Santiago Tunnel on Treasure Mountain is obvious. The rails barely connect to the ground anymore.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.