The conveyor between the shore and Dock 2. Note the gap in the aerial walkway that used to connect Dock 4 to the rest of the complex.
A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why?
It’s a small world… look at it.
The missiles were stored without fuel, to help prevent mishaps. This is the fuel pumping building and one of the tanks.