The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.
In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.
One of the only extant assembly line tracks in the body painting department. No photographer leaves Fisher 21 without capturing some version of this spot; hope you like mine.
The largest room was the diesel laboratories, which tested various devices and fuel additives to make it safer to mine underground with diesel trucks and other machinery, such as at White Pine Mine, Michigan.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
Between all of the buildings was dense growth, especially vines.
A typical hallway in the rocket assembly line.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
The last time the city sealed this door, they must have been changing out old road signs.