Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.
Hip bump girl.
The slit in the left wall was where cables stretched between the mineshaft and the hoist, which was mounted here.
Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
King Elevator sits in the corner of a more recently-defunct lumber mill: Great Western Timber. Perhaps in the future I will write the history of it. Arista 100 in 120.
The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.