Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.
The hospital featured a farm that once helped to sustain it. This is one of the few remaining signs of those years, near the Nurse’s Cottage.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
One of my favorite shots from that year, conveyor line parts stacked and hung with Postal Service bins from decades ago.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
The top floor of the Dominion Elevator. Acros 100 on 120.
Colleen on the roof.
Looking out at the town water tower (which I love) from the sugar mill (which I also love).