In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
The end of Dock 5 is warped and bent from a rail accident that left some ore cars swinging like a stringy wrecking ball into the end of the superstructure and accompanying stair. The stairs are still navigable, but it wasn’t recommended by the CN workers that were with me.
Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’.
It will be a good harvest.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
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.
Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
On this production line, the office was elevated far above the floor.
Peering through the glass in the Hoist Operator’s cab, stained with graffiti. The cable and reels can be seen through the glass… these are now gone.