Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
Looking from the rail shipping building through pigeon-proofing chicken wire at another manufacturing building in high Fall.
The steel awning and its elegant staircase are one of my favorite features near the old carpentry shop. The gymnasium-theater is in the background.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.
Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.