Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
Kate in the Atlas E, which is essentially a buried Atlas D. Above is the protective steel blast door.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?
Where the bricks jumped and wood followed, water runs amok.
Taken before the Ford was towed to Duluth for scrapping.
The tunnels were full of bricked-up doorways. I wonder how many rooms under there are totally sealed from the outside world…
David Aho pictured.
Looking toward Fort William (Western) Elevator from the top of Superior Elevator. Fort William is bordered on the south and east by this wide, winding railyard. Note the pretty and quaint brick offices of the Western.