Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
Looking toward Old Taylor Distillery from the roof of Old Crow.
The Algosteel navigating Superior Entry.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.
At an abandoned castle.
Looking toward Duluth from the top of a Dock 1 light tower. NP Dock 1 is on the left… an earlier competitor to Allouez. The stars reflect on Lake Superior.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
Rims where bulbs were, light were motors were, stairs were people were.