Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
Where the bricks jumped and wood followed, water runs amok.
Chester Creek Infall, near Duluth’s old Armory. The creek will not emerge again until it is near the Lakewalk.
One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad.
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
My first night on Minneapolis’ Lighthouse–now an old picture and distant memory… I still remember the exhilaration and the view of the city off one edge of the roof and the Mississippi River over the other.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
The end of Dock 5 is warped and bent from a rail accident that left some ore cars swinging like a stringy wrecking ball into the end of the superstructure and accompanying stair. The stairs are still navigable, but it wasn’t recommended by the CN workers that were with me.