A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
Kat dancing down the trestle, which is one of the highest in the state, standing about 100 feet over the road. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above.
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 Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
C’mon and grab your friends… we’ll go to very—rusty lands…