Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
“Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy.
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.
At the end of a conveyor belt and poised over a loading station, it’s easy to image the tinny sound of chicken feed sliding across the metal. Like sand on the old-fashioned stainless steel playground slides.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!
Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building.
Near the guard post protecting the launch pad at the Duluth BOMARC is an orange windsock.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.