Front Staircase The former, and much-altered, main entrance and grand staircase. Similar Images ...based on the tags: staircases... Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock. It seems someone planned on stealing the fridge, but gave up on the second floor. On deck, looking at the door to the engine room. The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway. A strange little staircase on the side of the orphanage puts the scale of the building in perspective. It’s big, by U.P. standards! The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar). One of the few windows that escaped steel plating the last time the hospital was sealed tight to let nature roam within. The entrance to the cafeteria when I first saw it (around 2004) still had coats on the hanger. Now the walls aren’t even white anymore because water has removed all the latex paint. Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.