A passing cloud almost looks like a puff of smoke from the trimmed smokestack of Consolidated D. In the lower corner you can see a little Stonehenge that someone with a sense of humor and heavy equipment built.
Looking from abandoned to active. The end of Dock 6 often has a crane and some shacks on it, as the chutes aren’t used anymore. Instead, conveyors are installed on the land-side of the dock that fill docked vessels, making the end of the dock little more than a breakwater and a place to park repair and recovery equipment.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
The wood-braced structures descending the hill connected the La Crosse Tunnel to the mill in Central City. To see a picture of an aerial tram in action, see at my Treasure Mountain article.
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
The American Victory next to M, seen late at night.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
Early bird gets the blast furnace. You gotta love that ore yard gantry crane.