The top of the giant arched windows facing the Mississippi and the swing bridge.
Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.
John’s wife’s face.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The stone chapel sits beside the main house and received a particularly heavy dose of gothic architectural touches.