Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
Squinting from the top floor through the skyway, one can feel small, like they’re in a heavy industrial dollhouse.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
2013. As part of the Head House’s facelift, it’s gotten new windows. However, you can now still see where the conveyor-way connected this building with the elevators behind it in the upper right of the image.
These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.