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.
Many of the higher floors were more or less demolished–usually more. These would have been condos had ‘The Arcade’ project come to fruition. Now there are simply wide open floors punctuated only by pillars and meaningless hallways.
Kate shooting the cascade of rotten boards and steel siding that is Chain O’ Mines’ gold mill. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
Camera: Voigtlander Bessa Film: Acros 100
Where the tailings boom meets the mill.
The woman in the wall has the bed; is pulling it in; is holding you down…
Devan setting up his 4×5 camera.
ZC was sure proud of his castle!
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.