Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
When ‘men’ meant ‘worker’.
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.
At an abandoned train repair shop.
Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building.
Looking up at the network of elevators at the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool. Its train shed doors stand open under the void where conveyors should be. You can see where they used to connect on the left and right. The outside of the building is covered in racist graffiti.
In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.
This building seemed like a pump house or compressor house. It was full of empty concrete mounts.