Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
While walking out I snapped this last shot of the sunset drenching the castle-top watertower (staying with the theme), right before the sun dipped below the hill across the stream from which the whiskey was distilled.
The command building and a coolant tank. In the distance, rain and hail pound Wyoming dirt.
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.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.
With its fresh paint, Lake Superior Elevator “I” almost looks contemporary, but it far outdates its neighbors, It replaced a wooden elevator by the same name in 1919.