The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 looks rough these days. You can tell how high the children of Thunder Bay can throw a rock.
A warning sticker on the interior of a dredge once tied to the old dock.
Between the room with mold sand and the space where the car’s metal bits would be put together, a pillar is marked as structurally vital.
This is one of my favorite doorways (yes, I have favorites) for a few reasons: 1.) You can see how the once-arched door has been squared-off for rectangular doors to fit; 2.) you can see one complete historic door and one ruined door, and the chain that used to hold them together before someone kicked-out the security, and; 3.) I like the texture of the bricks and design of the radiators in the room beyond–the blacksmith shop. Just do.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
These stairs were probably removed to discourage scrapping and graffiti. Ask me if it worked.
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.