To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.
An old nurse’s station (you can tell because of the half-door with table) with torn-up tiles. Notice through the curved doorway that even the ceiling has a curvature.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
Little crosses on the side of the church, near a broken window.
Part of the decommissioned plant was used by the Air Force for virtual bombing runs. This is the guard shack for the radar station.
The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
Rivets are sexy, and this old machine has more than a fair share.
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.