A rail maintenance building. I liked the color of the tree against the peeling red paint.
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries.
An arrangement of brick graffiti on the old boiler house building near the railroad tracks.