Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.
Looking through skylights of the payroll office toward the Cheratte No.1’s tower. This is where workers would wait in line to receive pay, surrounded by the mine workings.
A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
The sidewalks are littered with rocks.
When I saw this section, I knew the dock was abandoned.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.