Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated.
The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down.
Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
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