In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
As my friend Jonathan would say, “on a human scale.”
From bottom to top: The demolished Dock 3, the abandoned Dock 4, and the active BNSF Taconite Dock.
The old boilers of the steam plant have been mostly gutted to remove loose asbestos.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.
The alley-mounted fire escape is long gone, but lamps over the bricked-up windows and a dark outline show how it zig zagged.