This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
Looking up the tallest structure left at ACME.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
These machines had embossed metal numbers marking their ends.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
This tunnel goes to the adit over the Eagle River Mills. I bet those carts go fast down here!
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.