Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
If you look carefully along the side of the slip alongside this image of Cargill B-2, you will see the remains of the crane stops when this was a Hannah coal dock.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
A full harbor on a hot summer evening, just after twilight, as seen from atop the castle walls.
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!
Delmar #4 is like two elevators in one, in capacity and design.
Near the old slag dump there are the remains of the pouring buckets that received the molten steel from the US Steel blast furnaces, filled to the brim with pig iron. They must be incredibly heavy!