Ruined Hoist Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, circles, gears, hoists, snow, snowed-in, trees, vents, wheels... The trees were so overgrown, it was difficult to see the hotel at all from the road. Taken on a short trip where the whole floor of the roundhouse and engine shop was covered in fresh snow–thanks to the holes in the roof and open windows. When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road. A place to turn mine carts into different areas of the shops. The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion. A photo from the early 2000s before the conveyors were scrapped. A sign of where man met machine. Pipes to channel nitrose (think nitro glycerine) infused acid through the building. An old sign in front of the elevators that used to constitute Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4. Kodak Pro 100.