This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa.
The old men’s ward is an example of what the hospital resembled before part of the complex was modernized. Small rooms, light switches outside the door, small observation windows set into heavy wood. If you ask me, though, the tile work across the floors is the most spectacular.
I love this original brick archway, near the narrow gauge shop. Gorgeous!
The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.
Looking at the side of the Superior Elevator from the tracks that feed the Western. Note the old flagpole.
When ‘men’ meant ‘worker’.
The pigeons and raccoons have no use for these, so they will sit empty until snow or fire removes them by force.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.