This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
A yellow house above the mineshaft.
The sun unzipped the clouds. Mist blew across the harbor.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
The main floor of the hospital was crammed with furniture.
Snow flies across the frame as the sunken cribbing freezes bellow the concrete.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.