The Port Arthur elevator row, as seen from the edge of Fort William.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.
In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
Looking from the shaft room into the room where an electric hoist would be.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.