A big sign marks where the elevated walkway is severed where Dock 2 used to meet Dock 3, now gone.
The railworks was totally demolished.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.
Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
A sign of where man met machine.
Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
There are so many pipes i the factory–I wonder how many people knew where they all went, in the days these machines operated at capacity.