This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing.
As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
…when injection molding was the new thing that everyone was experimenting with.
From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis.
The machine shop today.
From the highest roof of Ogvilvie’s, Thunder Bay looks like paradise.
Chairs facing the stage in the old cafeteria. Fuji FP100c in Fuji GX680.