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!
More than half a century of plans rot in the shadows, seemingly useless.
A view of the Harris offices, complete with great block glass.
Around the corner from the old boiler room.
Looking out of the top of the grain tower at Duluth.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
Looking out the second-floor lighthouse office window. On this visit, the last ice of the season was slowly drifting into the harbor.
In the corner of the former school grounds…
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]