Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
Labeling line elevator.
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
Bits and things in a pile in the corner of the smelter, the unsold chunks of industrial history that didn’t sell at an on-site auction before my visit.