This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
A view of the hallway outside of the auditorium.
A 16-minute exposure from the roof of an abandoned building shows the aurora borealis and streaking stars.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
In an old ward, two men would have shared this room.