This chair burned in the 2005 arson that gutted this building, which is the oldest on the property.
Why the elevator cars were removed or who removed them is unclear to me, but I do hope they still exist somewhere outside of a Honda frame. Judging from the decorations heaped on the doors and their frames, the cars themselves must have been beautiful.
Camera: Pentax 67. Film: Kodak Ektar 100.
One of two control towers that reached over the lake. The control panel here was used to move the conveyors over the ship’s hold doors, adjust flow of the taconite, and so on.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
A typical room in Birtle.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.