Dora, the pagan god of urban explorers, stood little chance off Alfred Street.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
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.
This was one of two skyways that went between production line offices. It’s easy to tell because it’s not reinforced for machinery to travel through it. I also like that it’s a double-decker, so to speak.
The main rail artery for Thunder Bay passes Ogilvie’s.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.