Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.
The largest extant structure when I visited.
My favorite time to be in the brewery was sunrise. That’s the kind of light that made the brewhouse glow.
Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley.
A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense.
Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer.
The old men’s ward is an example of what the hospital resembled before part of the complex was modernized. Small rooms, light switches outside the door, small observation windows set into heavy wood. If you ask me, though, the tile work across the floors is the most spectacular.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.