Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.
The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded.
A sign hanging near the shop office.
“R.S. ’14”. Brick Graffiti Series.
HN. Brick Graffiti Series.
“Dale Rossetter ’54”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Circa-1935 graffiti in concrete across the slip from Huron-Portland.
Looking from the main shop into the boiler shop, one of three attached buildings that specialized in certain repairs. One thing that architectural photographers have to work with is an elongated “magic hour” with ideal shadowing and coloring–this photo is a result of that lighting.
1950s safety posters about static and proper footware hide in remote offices, where the curious haven’t stolen them… yet.