As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.
A wounded flour mill, muscled into the corner to keep out of the way.
Peering through the glass in the Hoist Operator’s cab, stained with graffiti. The cable and reels can be seen through the glass… these are now gone.
This miner locker room has probably never been so clean.
One of thousands in the complex. Part of a series of photographs where I capture the number “13” in industrial settings.
A closeup of one of the winding machines that found itself under a leaky section of roof.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.