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.
An old fashioned lift.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
This battlement-like tower is the first thing one sees coming to Old Taylor from Frankfort.
A fireproof room in the basement, perhaps for ammunition storage at one time.
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
Originally a bagging warehouse for Peavey, later this building was leased as storage and warehouse space. It was finally demolished around 2010.