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!
Sunset came fast, and when the good light died inside the Industrial Loft, I walked around the back to find the whole complex glowing.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.
In the nitrating house.
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
A side door for the shop area with ivy crawling toward it.