Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease.
2005. Looking at the brewhouse from the top of the staircase the goes to the tunnels.
2004. Machine Shop Loft.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
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.
A different kind of tree fort.
The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped.