The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
…a little close for comfort.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
Beautiful doors separated the boiler room and the sugar mill. Can you imagine the gracefully curving steps in a power plant today?
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.