Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
The room on the right with the higher doors is the coal receiving room; this used to have a trestle that elevated coal trains over it, so they could dump into basement silos.
A windmill marks one corner of GOW.
The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.