I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart.
Looking down the kiln line from atop the furnaces.
The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
The pilot house, lit with the lights of Superior.
Furnace #6; its catwalk and tapway. Note the lever-operated gutter-blockers.
Aaron by the concentrator.
A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.