Snowed In Dryhouse The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: overhangs, rusty, sheet-metal, signs, snow, snowed-in, vents... When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road. These ceramic bricks were likely from the fireproof tunnel that connected the elevators. A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished. The Peavey logo, before it rusted off and the offices were demolished. The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure. Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to. This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine. A failed squat at the plant. A massive electric storm (see photos) ruined this otherwise perfect flop. Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.