The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
Aaron by the concentrator.
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
“GREETING FROM BEAUTIFUL GARY–WISH YOU WERE HERE!” My postcard shot.
To the right is the spiral staircase. This building had a definite “floor problem”.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
Inside this small iron clad mine is a couch and some clothes. It seems that for a short while, someone was living inside of it…
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!