This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole.
The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports.
Both portals get clogged with ice in the winter. In the summer, the ceiling is always dripping. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.