Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
A floating spiral staircase, one of two, that link the foyer with the lounge and balcony level. Now the balcony level is a small second stage. A panoramic view of Split Rock LIghthouse wraps around the bannisters.
The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps.
The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors.
The crane on Dock 2, as seen from Dock 4 right after sunset. Notice the old light tower is warped.
Sunrise in the orphanage… between classrooms and whispers.
One of a pair of poles to hold the electric lines for the streetcars entering and exiting the tunnel.