Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
The side of the oldest building on the property, the former casket factory.
Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Electric Steel’s bins reflect the sunset.
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.
An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter.