Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
A row of houses north of Pommenige.
I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
Knowing that a tornado just passed nearby is less distressing when you’re surrounded by nuclear-attack-hardened buildings.
Check that waterfall!
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.