On my second or third trip, the cross had broken in the wind.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
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.
A typical wall in the base.
A panorama of the dock buildings, before the left one was demolished.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
Standing next to the now-demolished records room.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.