Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
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]
There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff.
The main rail artery for Thunder Bay passes Ogilvie’s.
Where the bricks jumped and wood followed, water runs amok.
Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above.
The gear seems to have fallen the height of the power station and shattered. I wonder what it sounded like…
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.