From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
In the corner of the former school grounds…
One of the few man-sized exterior doors, seemingly with an original frame. Classic arching and beautiful textures–every inch of wall had me drooling. If this engine house was in a metropolitan area, it would have been turned into a $10 million white collar office suite ten years ago.
Ruster at The Pool… employee graffiti about 100 above ground.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.