On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
The end of the monorail in the nitrating house.
One of the staircases that connected the lab, the plant, and the offices.
No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
This ward was the last occupied place in the hospital. It was used as a chemical dependency (drug and alcohol) inpatient program. It seems that they were allowed to paint the walls before they abandoned it… I go back and forth, thinking it is a shame and thinking it is a little cool.