Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
35mm Film, Expired. An abandoned swath of NAD is landlocked by soybean fields.
SFAAP’s iconic smokestacks. You’d notice if you drove past this on the highway.
The modern shaft stands above the north side of Gilman.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.