A long exposure of the city glow illuminating the roof, highlighting the victorian and gothic influences on the brew house.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
The same view in 2007. Superior, WI, some have said, is a suburb of Duluth, MN. It’s more like a sub-suburb, I would argue. It’s the industrial district that is technically in another state, one that sells beer on Sundays. Perspective is looking out of the mostly-disassembled larger (newer) elevator.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.