A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.
Looking toward Duluth from the top of a Dock 1 light tower. NP Dock 1 is on the left… an earlier competitor to Allouez. The stars reflect on Lake Superior.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
The ice around the dock, compressed by the waves, was less clear than the open ice.
A wide view of the steam pump room, complete with pistons (taken apart for their brass), flywheels (covered in graffiti and rust) and pressure gauges (smashed apart for fun). I guess what I’m trying to say is, I was not disappointed.
The remains of the surgical suite.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
There big filters helped the mill sort through the flour, for additional milling, for example.