As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
This skyway, built to help seal off two parts of the complex during an out of control fire, was probably too rotten to burn by the time I saw it.
This is what I believe to be the Masonic Cottage, where infected Freemasons would be treated together and enjoy some simple luxuries because of their social connections. Freemasonry is still popular in North Dakota.
A small stage in one of the barracks.
Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.
The light masts are there, but it looks like the cables that stretched across the dock with the actual lights have fallen down.
Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”.
This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset.