Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?
This picture is lit by a direct lightning strike of the building. It’s impossible to describe the feeling of being in this giant open building the moment it channeled an electric explosion into the earth.
Kat’s pretty cool.
On the outside of the steel silos and headhouse is a riveted bulge that does not look like the silos. Inside is this elevator, a rudimentary (read: dangerous) and old (read: dangerous) freight elevator.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.
Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.