A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead.
This picture gives you the idea of how the boat-loading control rooms are set up; they lean over the dock and Lake Superior to be able to see down into the holds of the boats… important, considering how quickly it loaded the boats! An uneven load could put stress on the hull of a laker, increasing the risk it will break and sink.
An old stoker in a power plant that was abandoned long before the mill next to it, by all indications. Sugar mills burned dry beet pulp pellets for fuel.
Camera: Voigtlander Bessa Film: Acros 100
Just a couple guys enjoying an industrial ruin.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.
A full harbor on a hot summer evening, just after twilight, as seen from atop the castle walls.