On the dark side of the workhouse at sunset, you can almost see where the walls used to be. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
In the distance, a semi truck kicks up fresh rain from the highway. As seen from the top of the steel blast door.
A typical summer storm on Lake Superior.
Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.
Paint lines were constantly monitored through big windows. Adjustments could be made on the dedicated consoles. This is what most of the painting floor looked like.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.
When the dock across the slip loads, the lighting below the otherwise dark ‘5’ can get a little wild.