The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent.
These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
This part of the roundhouse was being brought down by rain and gravity.
It’s like a piece of paper that’s been written on and rewritten, until you can’t read what the original message was.