No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
Even without the kettles the Hamm’s brewhouse is beautifully lit, ornamented architecturally and begging for photographers to remember it.
The power gauge showed… broken.
A snapshot showing the staircase and catwalks in the middle of the boiler room.
Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.
Two bin signs criss-cross in the North Annex.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.