The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
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.
Is this a fence, or part of a bed frame?
Looking through the center of a scrapped generator, its copper long scrapped.
A different kind of block party.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.