As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
One of Martinsdale’s defunct businesses perpendicular to the depot. Recall that Martinsdale is a T-town.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
I found a historical photo of this room showing 10-foot high machines with wires hanging by the mile from looms and schematic charts.
A colorful makeshift wall.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
The Peavey logo, before it rusted off and the offices were demolished.