Pocket door and light switches in the upper control room, at the top of the spiral staircase.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
A sheik mustard-yellow paint scheme across the roofless engine house goes great with the industrial moss and rust.
I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart.
An ajar car elevator car afar, technically.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?