This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
The roof of the King Elevator had two small vents and a terrific view of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Arista 100 in 120.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
The sterile room where yeast was grown for the fermentation process. Thanks much, my little alcohol-excreting buddies.
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.