Machine Shop and Dry House These were some of the most attractive shops of all the mines in the area. It’s no wonder Hanna Mining wanted to use them as their center of operations in the Iron River district. Similar Images ...based on the tags: doors, glass-block, grass, vents, windows... Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism. Stairs and power lines enter the abandoned depot. Shingles slide off the rotten roof. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6 Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse. I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences. The giant radiators in this casting shop look like a flag to me. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant. In the nurses’ dormitories, beds, couches and chairs still sit. It’s unclear whether these are remnants of the homeless shelter in the 80s or the actual nurses. The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.