This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Looking out toward Redore from the second floor of the workshop. This is why I love living in Minnesota.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
The inside of the hotel, as seen from inside its beer cave.
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack.