The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
Carter Color used to occupy this block.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning.
I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.)
One of the former sanitorium common rooms. Its interior is at the end of one of the wards and is lined with glass brick.
Without proper pressure, the steering engine was ineffective.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
After a religious conversion from actors to projectors, a rebranding was in order.