This picture shows all three areas of the substation. In the foreground is the transformer room, the tallest space. The darker room in the middle is the motor generator room. The room at the end through the door is the control room and office area.
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.
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.
The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
Hip bump girl.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.