Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
Looking down the walkway that traces the bottom side of the ore dock.
Looking to the chapel addition from the Chateau.
2006. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2015 shot.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks.