A familiar scene in Control Tower B, though the microphone has not been used for years.
Somewhere, Bruce Springsteen is playing while an exceedingly furry man tunes his Ford truck in the driveway of a house he built with his bare hands. This is for that person.
The tunnels were full of bricked-up doorways. I wonder how many rooms under there are totally sealed from the outside world…
Here, you can see the edge of the foundation of the 19th century roundhouse.
Filters and fans to draw air into the boilers in the second power plant.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
Inside the main entrance is a whiteboard and mirror, then it branches into discrete spaces.
To move air around the non air-conditioned buildings, may of which date to the 1920s and 1930s, fans were mounted above the high door frames.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!