Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Sluice tables stretch into the darkness.
The light towers of Allouez seem romantic compared to the street lights atop Dock 5.
The lights of the active docks keep the retired #6 up all night.
Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here.