When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
We mark our world in unexpected ways… this is how patient possessions would be stored during their stay in the old asylum wards. It’s about the size of a shoebox, and this particular drawer has a name where the others do not. Its place reminded me of the hospital cemetery where more than 3,000 are buried and less than 1% of whom are recorded by stone or plaque in their resting place.
A panorama of the dock buildings, before the left one was demolished.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
Hales & Hunter sign, as it looks today.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
On deck, looking at the door to the engine room.
Graffiti by a crew member of the Algolake.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.