The Algosteel crew strikes a pose while heading through Superior Entry toward Allouez
Part of the Pillsbury tunnel that brought water back to the Mississippi River.
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River.
This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
Where the drain changes shape from round concrete to arched brick.