The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.
Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis!