One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
One of the smallest of the many elevators in Thunder Bay, this little elevator held corn for the glucose and starch lines.
Taking a midwinter hike in Cramer after a blizzard and ice storm was my idea. Do my friends seem upset to you? Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
An old fashioned lift.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
A creek has cut through the middle of the mine property, washing away the loose rock and eroding the foundations of the Concentrator. It’s pretty, though! It’s be belief, though I cannot prove it, that some of the water here originates from inside the now-buried Santiago Tunnel, which is no doubt flooded to a great extent.
The light masts are there, but it looks like the cables that stretched across the dock with the actual lights have fallen down.
This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad.
The Arcade itself, a predecessor of the indoor mall. Don’t you love those arches?