Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
Presumably, in a nuclear blast the antenna would be blown flat and pop back up, allowing communication even after a near-direct hit.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
Shortly after the former delivery wagon shed was arsoned in 2005. A turning point in the story of Hamms’ abandonment.
In the background you can see the crane, which would in the weeks to follow bring all you see here to the ground.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Science Alert. When the sun strikes an object, that object absorbs some of the infared light in the form of heat. The heat absorbed by the old Soo dock absorbed and radiated that energy to melt off the snow from the ice around it, making it very reflective.
2008. Harris Machinery as seen from the roof of ADM-Delmar Elevator #4.