Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
I couldn’t help but include this ghost sign for a demolished motel…
Interlocking bricks at the mouth of the stoker-less boiler.
Prize Mine has been the victim of erosion. Its north wall is pushed in by rockfall and its south side is far from ground level.
Behind the factory was an old truck, blocked in by overgrown trees on one side and the buildings on the other.
Each patient had a card of record that reported major events. Births, changes in diagnosis, and for some, death.