Taconite Harbor’s main road, now overgrown and leading to nothing. Just asphalt between caved-in curbs.
It’s unclear where this walkway once connected. Perhaps there used to be a building here that covered the entrance to the Santiago Tunnel…
With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor.
Devan setting up his 4×5 camera.
Looking up from the train shed. The building was consistently crumbling and I wish I had worn a hard hat in this area.
2008. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.
“Place Tripod Here” my friends would say. But for me, it’s the money shot. Note the painting around the inside of the skylight.
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!