Standing on the ruins of the former sister dock, looking back at the soon-to-be-demolished family member. The pilings I stood on for the shot were those of the Chicago and North Western RR #3 which was dismantled in 1960 and used to be 2,040-feet long.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
David Aho pictured.
The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps.
The building collapsed except for the back room. The slats of the roof cast lines of light across the floor.
Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building.
A storage vault for guns and other weapons to protect the base from attack.