Please Close Windows Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: dark, rusty, stained-glass, the-sun, vignettes, water, windows... When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall. Cages and hooks to dry wet miner clothes. The cold air collided with the sun-warmed water on the floor, filling the ground floor of the Keg House with thick fog… Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. One of my favorite shots from that year, conveyor line parts stacked and hung with Postal Service bins from decades ago. Aaron by the concentrator. Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights. The very top of the Administration Tower’s spiral staircase. There’s an old antenna of some kind there, as you can see.