Film: Vapor Water vapor was collected and condensed to be reused in other processes. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7 Similar Images ...based on the tags: 35mm-film, black&white, film, pipes, valves... The west portal of the tunnel is open, and if it wasn’t for the rough track, I would think by looking at it that a train could be coasting up behind me any moment. Mamiya 6/Portra 160 A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense. The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs. Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum. Hip bump girl. The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic. A 5-minute exposure of the tunnel and stars, and even some of Duluth’s city lights bouncing off the clouds. A single off-camera flash in the tunnel gives the effect of an oncoming train. The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’. The factory was utterly vertical.