In the power house corner is this gratuitously gigantic doorway. It used to be even bigger, too, as indicated by the brick arch another foot over the top windows.
Hunter climbing up to the coal tower.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
Camera: Pentax 67. Film: Kodak Ektar 100.
The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.