Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
Peering into a remote office at Manitoba Wheat Pool #3. Someone left their to-do list behind.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
One of the three ovens where the powder would be heater to over 2000 degrees… hot enough to fuse iron, but not hot enough to liquify it.
On the second floor of the former carpentry shop, originally the delivery wagon shed.
An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.
Portraits of great men.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.