Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’.
The four buildings seen here comprise almost all of the notable remaining structures.
This steel cup on the card would move molten copper to the caster from the furnace.
After a religious conversion from actors to projectors, a rebranding was in order.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.
A new loading shed to fill train cars.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.