Control Room Window Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows. Similar Images ...based on the tags: breakwaters, clouds, lake-superior, lights, snow, water... This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s. Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown. Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft. Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100 Short-stack remains of mounts for rod and ball mills, if I was to bet. The concentrator separated junk rock (tails) from the copper and silver ore, to such a point it could be smelted. Just a couple guys enjoying an industrial ruin. Near Isabella, MB, frozen flooded fields expand to the horizon. Taken on a Voigtlander 25mm f/2.5 if you were wondering. When the dock across the slip loads, the lighting below the otherwise dark ‘5’ can get a little wild. The east portal, looking toward Nopeming Junction and away from the US Steel ruins and Duluth’s ore docks.