Ruined Hoist Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, circles, gears, hoists, snow, snowed-in, trees, vents, wheels... Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right. In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s. A windmill marks one corner of GOW. The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up. Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley. …a little close for comfort. Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole. This giant gear’s sole purpose was to turn the ship’s single rudder in all conditions. Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.