The walkway to the end of the dock is elevated, so one walks above the trees and bushes growing in the rotting taconite pellets that have collected over the years.
This was not always the top of the elevator.
A 1960s style TV set in a sun room at the back of the poor house. The concrete room survived the roof collapse and was full of rotten children’s books and toys. Perhaps it was where donations were sorted, or perhaps it was a nursery/orphanage area.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
At sunset the light skips from puddle to stagnant puddle across the whole foundry room, playing with the classic sawtooth roof with half-hearted shadows.
Blondes und bricks!
A 15-frame long exposure panorama, taken shortly before power to the complex was cut.
This building is now being used to grow fish.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.