The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680.
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.
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
My favorite of the turtles in the basement mural. Mr. Fade Out.
An unintentional skylight makes the inside of the office glow, showing the inside of the front door and its strange lock.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
These ruins of buildings recovered acid from the explosives line to be recycled.
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.