Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor.
This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
The second floor in the smaller house, which was a bit smaller than the Head Keeper’s house.
“Richard Glumac ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.