On the dark side of the workhouse at sunset, you can almost see where the walls used to be. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
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.
Thousands of tags in a supply closet. Each has lots its meaning.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
The incinerator’s hardened steel door… useless, but still sexy in a heavy-industrial kind of way.