The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
Carter Color used to occupy this block.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
Across the walls of the brick repair shop, near where men and machine entered Shaft No. 3, vines, pipes, and graffiti battle unknowingly for visual prominence.
From the highest roof of Ogvilvie’s, Thunder Bay looks like paradise.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.