Ready for some science? Strap-in and get your goggles.
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.
Cages and hooks to dry wet miner clothes.
My favorite shot of 2011; a rusty mold for a heart-shaped glass candy dish in its natural environment, so to speak.
A view of the Harris offices, complete with great block glass.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
Moss growing where the sunlight sneaks through the boarded windows.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.