From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below.
The house of the NorShor is surprisingly large, even divided in half. It seems unthinkable that this stage has been empty for so long.
The side of Stelco and its scrubber-stacks. This is demolished now.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
A set of air intakes and exhaust pipes over the buried communications and control equipment rooms.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.
The Bunk House was not just for sleeping, but it was for eating and recreation too. In one corner, near the door to the Blacksmith Shop (left) is this terrific stove, probably original (circa 1937).