I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
A long exposure of the side of the coke ovens, lit by the nearby streetlights.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.
The lights of the active docks keep the retired #6 up all night.
Superior Entry’s lights, backlit by the aurora borealis. In the distance, you can see the lights of Two Harbors.
Peering at Stelco’s abandoned steel rod rolling mill, not demolished. The rectangular on the right in between is the boiler house that heated Stelco.
Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead.
The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.