Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
In the quality assurance labs there is a old safe.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
Two signatures complement this gorgeous hand-painted sign. ‘Bowers’ from 1987 and ‘Normal’ from 1982. The blocking on the letters is still visible!
A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
This ward was the last occupied place in the hospital. It was used as a chemical dependency (drug and alcohol) inpatient program. It seems that they were allowed to paint the walls before they abandoned it… I go back and forth, thinking it is a shame and thinking it is a little cool.