Fall fog swept up from the river valley, making the building look more like it felt–a ghost, out of time and place.
The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
A row of houses north of Pommenige.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.