A squat in the basement of the Temple Opera Block. When the residents were evicted by Duluth Police in 2013, they said their favorite part of living there was that the steam pipes kept it warm all winter long for free.
Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
A small wood-paneled office for the on-duty keeper to use.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
Graffiti by performing artists that hit the stage in the 1990s. I’m no musician, but I do not think it is being played low enough.
Cobbled walkways followed the assembly lines.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
A floating spiral staircase, one of two, that link the foyer with the lounge and balcony level. Now the balcony level is a small second stage. A panoramic view of Split Rock LIghthouse wraps around the bannisters.