Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
An old fashioned lift.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind.
A typical stretch of the assembly line.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
These pools looked into the cribbing below the concrete.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.