Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
An orphan culvert and camper, both tossed aside where nobody that will see will care.
The corners of these buildings are inscribed by a century of bored rail workers and delivery drivers. Pictured is the southeast corner of the Twohy, which is typical of mercantiles.
When the ship loaders were added, a doorway was cut through the metal silo to make a room for the grain handling equipment. Note the dust sensor in the corner of the torch-cut archway.
The middle missile launcher, as seen from the roof of its neighbor.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
An exit from the concourse.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.