While the building looks uniform on the outside, inside it’s clearly divided between a hoist room and shaft room (seen here).
The back of the castle is barely visible through the trees that have grown thick around the walls, making it look so much older.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
Shuttered windows on the side of one of the collapsing bonded warehouses.
Before the gold could be extracted, the rock was turned to powder. Depending on the size of the steel balls inside the mill, the rock would be reduced to a certain size. So, multiple mills were usually used in stages.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
The end of the dock disappears in the fog.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.