I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite.
The guts of the dock are connected with a long narrow hallway. Below this section are shops and labs.
The depot at the head of town seems to be being disassembled. Behind it is a dead signal where the tracks used to be; they’ve been pulled.
About a second after the explosives were triggered.
2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.