Side of a Boiler Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler. Similar Images ...based on the tags: dark, orange, rivets, rusty, triangles... In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe. In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed. This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded. Moon of M.R. 5-22-1985. Brick Graffiti Series. This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant. Part of a vintage neon sign. I hope it’s been preserved–it reminds me of the sign that hung over my grandfather’s tv sales and repair shop in small town Minnesota. No more bailouts. No excuses. Looking down the breakwater from the top of the lighthouse. In the haze, you can see the world’s largest iron ore docks in Allouez Bay. The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.