The chief engineer had many phones. It’s my guess one connects to the pilot house and the other connects to the emergency steerage station that’s mid-deck.
Under the steam engine in the lower engine room–the camera is mounted right over the beginning of the cam shaft.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
Where the tailings boom meets the mill.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
Frontenac’s shaft house is well preserved, compared to all other around it. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.
A little welding art one crosses over near the windlass room.
One of two control towers that reached over the lake. The control panel here was used to move the conveyors over the ship’s hold doors, adjust flow of the taconite, and so on.