Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’.
The many levels of catwalks make for a place where you can look from the ground floor to the roof, about 4 stories up.
The only good shot I have of the top of Battery A, in the upper left. Though it seemed to have been disused before its neighbor it had a lot less growth on it.
You can almost make out the concrete chute through the open window. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.