Sheet metal over the windows. A red boot sole in the tumbleweeds. Is it inside, or outside?
Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur.
In the ward for the criminally insane, this door was the most-worn. Nail scratches mark the area around the peep hole, the wood is gouged everywhere from thrown chairs and hard kicks, and a ominous blood-colored stain is visible where it dripped in the second inset from the bottom. Aside from the damage, the coloring in this section was very vibrant, though it was probably little reprieve for those who had to work here.
This low brick building is interesting to me.
The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.
When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall.