Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
Although it’s difficult to spot at first, there is a traveling mini crane down the way about the three windows. This was installed to service all of the fabrication machines that would be in this section.
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion.
This building is now being used to grow fish.
The green-tinted skylight makes this a bright green corridor, the lower of the two skyways connecting the two workhouses.
The crumbling building barely contained the colors inside of it.
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.