Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
An old nurse’s station (you can tell because of the half-door with table) with torn-up tiles. Notice through the curved doorway that even the ceiling has a curvature.
From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
Can you hear the ship’s horn through this picture?
The building is winking.
The most derelict of the old bonded warehouses. Note the barrel elevator on the side of it!
The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside.
Seven TV sets and not one shows my reflection. I’d also like to point out not two of these are the same.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building.