Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
Looking up the tallest structure left at ACME.
2013. As part of the Head House’s facelift, it’s gotten new windows. However, you can now still see where the conveyor-way connected this building with the elevators behind it in the upper right of the image.
The hike to the village is steep. This is looking into the valley from the halfway point.
A 180-degree panorama of the first floor of the refectory. I just loved the colors; there’s something about plaster walls that retain the character of a building; they crumble when they die, which is much more graceful than drywall, which drips down into a stinking puddle that looks and smells like a blob of Elmer’s glue.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.