A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
The coal crusher (above) and the conveyor (left) to bring the powdered coal to furnace hoppers (right).
I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.
The gold mine is now a gravel pit.
Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows.