The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink.
The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
The Cross of Loraine served as the international symbol of tuberculosis; it was traditional to find these on sanatorium smokestacks like this, which was part of the old steam plant, behind the Refractory.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
My favorite shot of the 17-story Art Deco office tower attached to the train station.
Portland Huron and downtown Duluth from the end of the Elevator A slip.