Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
My favorite shot from the trip. Later in its life, the plant was converted to burn its own byproducts, but it seems this was designed as a coal hopper.
A set of air intakes and exhaust pipes over the buried communications and control equipment rooms.
Lined concrete vats in the basement of the asylum for fermenting pickles, presumable because the brine-vinegar solution was too harsh in a time before stainless steel.
Hand painted fire extinguisher notices and a long room which I strongly suspect was a pattern cutting room.
Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
Looking toward Fort William (Western) Elevator from the top of Superior Elevator. Fort William is bordered on the south and east by this wide, winding railyard. Note the pretty and quaint brick offices of the Western.