Wagons and horses were kept in the building on the left, separate from the rest of the complex in case of fire. In the distance is the boiler house, separate for the same reason.
Tow Away Zone, I’m sure.
Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.
When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.