There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.
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 Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad.
The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports.
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
The Algosteel navigating Superior Entry.
SFAAP’s iconic smokestacks. You’d notice if you drove past this on the highway.