A cracked sign at dock-level, where loading boats would be tied below the taconite conveyors. All across the surface of the concrete dock were taconite pellets, like slippery little marbles. One wrong step could put a worker in the water, which is a bad, bad place to be.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
The complex was so big that trains could make deliveries through the middle of it, passing below this striped skyway.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes.
Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.