A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.
A typical summer storm on Lake Superior.
If there was a problem with the conveyor belt, the grain would go out these chutes.
From left to right: shaft building, headframe, rock house, hoist house.
In the many-windowed metal building, the lumberyard buildings and the abandoned starch works buildings are separated by a thick wall of pallets.
Where the approach meets the dock.
We mark our world in unexpected ways… this is how patient possessions would be stored during their stay in the old asylum wards. It’s about the size of a shoebox, and this particular drawer has a name where the others do not. Its place reminded me of the hospital cemetery where more than 3,000 are buried and less than 1% of whom are recorded by stone or plaque in their resting place.
Part of the historical hospital was walled off with glass block.
I like to imagine this as an old-timey radio microphone.