Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
The historical entrance.
At an abandoned train repair shop.
Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.