The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
I really like the way this high-ceilinged room is decaying. Well, decayed. It’s demolished now.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
The crumbling building barely contained the colors inside of it.
The locker room was out of a zombie movie.
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.