Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.
Books in nooks and not getting a look… about the crook with hooks that cooks.
A scrapped steam turbine, perhaps. In the background you can see a gutted casing for another turbine.
Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
A misnomer that stuck.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor.