I never knew that all those elementary school balance bar exercises were for a very serious purpose: not falling to one’s death in the event they uncover lost Chicago history.
Wagons and horses were kept in the building on the left, separate from the rest of the complex in case of fire. In the distance is the boiler house, separate for the same reason.
Kate in the crow’s next… very shaky by the time she got to it.
The same view in 2007. Superior, WI, some have said, is a suburb of Duluth, MN. It’s more like a sub-suburb, I would argue. It’s the industrial district that is technically in another state, one that sells beer on Sundays. Perspective is looking out of the mostly-disassembled larger (newer) elevator.
Looking at the rear of the mill, through dead vines and barbed wire.
Calumet stands at the side of the Union Pacific railyard.
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity.