Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows.
Silverton’s elevator, pictured here, is still active.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.
An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.
The cold air collided with the sun-warmed water on the floor, filling the ground floor of the Keg House with thick fog…