Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River.
Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft.
These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats.
These ceramic bricks were likely from the fireproof tunnel that connected the elevators.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.
#67, one of the only lockers that is not crunched to the point it refuses to open. In the corner of the small office area.
One of a few dozen steel bed frames left in the rubble of the collapsing building.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.