Abandoned for Blocks I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex. Similar Images ...based on the tags: alleys, clouds, graffiti, people, rusty, trees, water-towers... The pipes in the boiler would be full of water, so the heat in the furnace. A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant. Don Crist ’83. Brick Graffiti Series. From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house. Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing. Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft. Downtown and the blight. The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin. On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal.