Behind the factory was an old truck, blocked in by overgrown trees on one side and the buildings on the other.
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore.
A carefully kept journal of the ballast levels in the final years that the Ford sailed Lake Superior.
The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.