The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
…a little close for comfort.
The copula where molten metal would pour is on the left. It seems the whole floor was covered in ash in front of it.
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
A broken signal light that would indicate to incoming engineers and brakemen the status of the dock deck. The streetlight-style lighting is a retrofit; originally the top of the dock would be lit by strings of lights suspended by towers on each side of the deck… a poor system according to the workers at Allouez who had the same lights.
Circa-1960s graffiti. Someone got their ass kicked.
…when injection molding was the new thing that everyone was experimenting with.