It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
The end of the dock, done quickly and cheaply with wood. The towers were for lights, so ships could be loaded at all hours.
This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar).
A long tunnel stretches toward the Mississippi. Was this the route Model Ts took on their way to waiting barges?
A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building.
Catwalk crating, welded over the yard crane operator cab’s windows.