Marquette Elevator- Demolition I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews. Similar Images ...based on the tags: cranes, culverts, demolition, long-exposures, silos... A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps. A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100. An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter. At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6. Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night. This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure. From bottom to top: The demolished Dock 3, the abandoned Dock 4, and the active BNSF Taconite Dock. Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite. Looking toward the museum from a broken window on the side of the concrete tower. The sign on top lights everything a dull pink-orange.