The concrete walls, heavy steel blast doors, and plastic roof tell me that this was one of the shell loading buildings.
The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing.
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.
This skyway, built to help seal off two parts of the complex during an out of control fire, was probably too rotten to burn by the time I saw it.
I had to climb into the roof of the half-demolished skyway to see through to the other side of the train shed. That’s my foot in the corner.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
Designed by Taylor himself, the spring house was the site of many parties in its day. You can imagine sipping fresh-tapped whiskey here with your Sunday clothes with soft music and the sounds of the river mixing in the background. Note the key-hole-shaped spring hole.