I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
On the top floor of one of the old wards, the slanted roofline makes the this group room more claustrophobic. Portra 160.
Taken just after the sun set over Duluth. Don’t you love that green glow?
Before Portland-Huron Cement’s Duluth Plant was (mostly) demolished and (partly) turned into a hotel, the top of its silos gave a cinematic view of elevator row.
The top of the annex was bare except for these holes into the silos below.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.
The surgical suite was flooding.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.