This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
Grimy windows and the other half of the complex trade interests and stares.
Between the repair shops and the stock department is this odd little structure. No, the walls are not level–it’s not your eyes. The shops slope left, the structure slopes right.
The mostly-empty distilling room is easy to spot from the outside because of the distinctive round window.
Kodak Tri-X 400, Leica M7. Serious enough to write across the side of the tank, but not serious enough to have a sign made.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?
Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.
This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis!