Looking out from what little remains of the second floor at the poor house, which was in terrible condition. No roof and no floors. Soon to be ruins.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant.
The conveyorway that carried the sintering material to the mixing floor at the top of the plant.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
One of my favorite signs, informing workers about to descend into the open-top grain bins about basic procedures. This was in ADM-Annex 1 (connected to the cleaning house via skyway), so it will never be seen again, unless the sign lands luckily when the elevator is demolished.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Looking out from my perch close to the Kam toward the Ogilvie head house. To the left is a newer concrete annex, probably built in the years it bore the name Saskatchewan Pool 8.
A Merrill Piano from Boston, in the Recreation Room of the Front Dorm.