One of the few man-sized exterior doors, seemingly with an original frame. Classic arching and beautiful textures–every inch of wall had me drooling. If this engine house was in a metropolitan area, it would have been turned into a $10 million white collar office suite ten years ago.
Records of dead machines rot on the accounting office floor.
The front door to the auditorium.
A broken television on the main floor. The remains of the plaster ceiling and walls are powdered on the floor.
Looking at the entrance of the powerplant from its lowest catwalk.
Looking through the boards of the boarded windows.
A carefully kept journal of the ballast levels in the final years that the Ford sailed Lake Superior.
One of many photos pasted to the walls of the ADM-4 workhouse. This shows a minor derailment near Spencer Kellogg & Sons’ linseed oil factory.