Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.
Exploring the plant while live Reggae plays nearby was bizarre.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building.
The same view in 2007. Superior, WI, some have said, is a suburb of Duluth, MN. It’s more like a sub-suburb, I would argue. It’s the industrial district that is technically in another state, one that sells beer on Sundays. Perspective is looking out of the mostly-disassembled larger (newer) elevator.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.