A typical Chateau wall. Kodak Tri-X 400 in Leica M7.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
Checking out the neighbors. Shot on a the legendary Pentax 67.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why?