The stage had seen some water damage, but it can (and should) be brought back!
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
The stock house tanks were long scrapped for their steel, but what remains gives a sense of what it looked like.
This is my favorite wallpaper in the whole hotel.
This old ward, not a victim of remodeling, still has metal screens over the open windows of the doors. It should be obvious why glass were not used.
The light towers of Allouez seem romantic compared to the street lights atop Dock 5.
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!
In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.