One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls.
Superior Entry’s lights, backlit by the aurora borealis. In the distance, you can see the lights of Two Harbors.
Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.
I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar.
A typical room in the barracks, reinforced from mortars and light shelling, possibly.
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
This is what the mine shops look like from the road between Gaastra, MI and Rogers Location (formerly Bates, MI). The community was renamed for the mine, probably under the heavy influence of M.A. Hanna.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.