A squat in the basement of the Temple Opera Block. When the residents were evicted by Duluth Police in 2013, they said their favorite part of living there was that the steam pipes kept it warm all winter long for free.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
The underside of the dock seemed almost like a cathedral to industry with vaulted ceilings.
On the second floor of the former carpentry shop, originally the delivery wagon shed.
Days after the long-flooded basement was pumped out. Note the water lines!
I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
Instructional film strips on the floor of a second floor closer.