Like a grave marker, a single post remembers where Dock 3 stood on the bay.
The conveyor belt prevented cranes from accessing the left side of the dock, so cranes were mounted to the gantry crane to maintain the ore chutes on the side.
In the background you can see the crane, which would in the weeks to follow bring all you see here to the ground.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
The main gate, as seen in 2005. It hasn’t changed much since then.
Summertime is when Duluth goes to the lakeside to listen to music, visit traveling fairs, and talk to neighbors about the smell of the lake. As seen from the castle walls.
Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole.