Because of the dangers of storing the materials to make explosives as well as the explosives themselves, there were earthen bunkers all across the plant like this.
The Sun Rooms, or Common Rooms, reminded me of the Panopitcon turned inside-out.
From the catwalks below the hoisting motor in Shaft No. 1.
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
Summertime is when Duluth goes to the lakeside to listen to music, visit traveling fairs, and talk to neighbors about the smell of the lake. As seen from the castle walls.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
The belts on these mills have long ben missing.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!