An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
Sprouts of life in center of a smashed glass block.
The end of the dock, done quickly and cheaply with wood. The towers were for lights, so ships could be loaded at all hours.
When you watch TV from the jars, it seems so much more real, they tell me.
Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill.
A heavy cloth separates the sanding station from other areas. This particular section seemed to specialize with chair seats, judging by the many unsanded blanks there.
The roof of the King Elevator had two small vents and a terrific view of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Arista 100 in 120.
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
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 Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.