The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
The rumors were true. Success is sweet.
One of two control towers that reached over the lake. The control panel here was used to move the conveyors over the ship’s hold doors, adjust flow of the taconite, and so on.
Looking at the concrete headframe from street level. Acros 100 in Pentax 67
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
The third floor corridor is not so welcoming, as it requires visitors to walk along the support breams without the luxury of a floor. I didn’t mind, but I can’t see the family with young children that was also exploring Noisy doing the same.
Some of the rotting clothes were in boxes, split long ago from moisture. Others were just heaped in piles.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
Bits of pulp hang from a rough grate on the first floor of the plant, which was dark because all of the equipment blocked the light. This is a grate picture.