On the roof, looking toward Jay Cook Park over the ruins of the Hart House. You can see how Nopmeing (“out in the woods) got its name. Fujicolor 100 on Leica M7.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
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.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
On the dark side of the workhouse at sunset, you can almost see where the walls used to be. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
“M.H. ’56; Al Malmsten ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
The brick substation and the wooden storage shed are the last two structures from The Milwaukee Road’s operations at Loweth.
Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.