The control room floats above the top of the dock atop a spiral staircase.
Approaching the tunnel I heard about for so long…
The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
Water turned the taconite powder into a rusty, slippery paste… everywhere the water pooled up, doubling the beauty from certain special angles.