The end of Dock 5 is warped and bent from a rail accident that left some ore cars swinging like a stringy wrecking ball into the end of the superstructure and accompanying stair. The stairs are still navigable, but it wasn’t recommended by the CN workers that were with me.
This battlement-like tower is the first thing one sees coming to Old Taylor from Frankfort.
Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
On top of the light hoop, 160-feet up, a ship comes into port, ready to load-up. If you look really close, you can see my shadow cast on the dock below, courtesy of the full moon.
Looking at the huge and modern Cargill B2 from the circa-1919 Lake Superior “I”. This is a rather unique perspective of Enger Tower and Skyline.
Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Kodak Trix-400 on Canon T40.
Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound.