These were some of the most attractive shops of all the mines in the area. It’s no wonder Hanna Mining wanted to use them as their center of operations in the Iron River district.
Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing.
Why the door had to be moved over 2 1/2 feet will remain a mystery.
The giant radiators in this casting shop look like a flag to me.
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”
Small stained panes and orange brick. I had no idea when I took this picture that the colored glass would turn the insides of the mill into a bright aquamarine. It was a beautiful intersection of nature and industry, in the most unintended way.
The hospital is so self art deco that it seems like a film set!
Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown.