As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
The front of the mill reads “Montana Flour Mills Company”
Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers.
A typical building from the expanded starch line.
One of the four fire alarm panels in the power station.
Portland Huron and downtown Duluth from the end of the Elevator A slip.
Every timber pillar was numbered for maintenance purposes.
Superior Entry’s lights, backlit by the aurora borealis. In the distance, you can see the lights of Two Harbors.
My first night on Minneapolis’ Lighthouse–now an old picture and distant memory… I still remember the exhilaration and the view of the city off one edge of the roof and the Mississippi River over the other.