The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.
When the bank burned, it was demolished except for the vault, which sits behind the depot.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
It’s a small world… look at it.
A divot to let more light and air into the building.
The approach to the dock is rigidly geometric. I always thought its outline was beautiful against the lake that, by contrast, was always moving.