Judging from old pictures and maps, raw ore was dumped through these hatches, stamped into a rough powder, and hastily sorted before sending the best ore to the mill. Mills charged by tons of rock sent to them, so it did not pay to send them obvious tails.
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
The elevator is stuck between floors.
I wonder how polluted that water is.
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
The aft lifeboat survived auction, although now all it holds is an emergency ladder to help men who’ve fallen overboard get on deck.
A long exposure under the trestle-like approach to the dock, under which trains still pass regularly.
Look both ways, people.
Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.