This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Energy conserving window plastic does no good when the doors are all open and the heat’s off.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
Looking at the entrance of the powerplant from its lowest catwalk.
The meticulously tiled dry house shower floor–cracked by frost.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
On the left is a bathroom, which is why it has the wire mesh over the door; so it could be locked and still be ventilated. On the right side are small double-bed rooms, which still have their heavy wooden doors. More attractive than jail cell doors, but serving the same purpose.