Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.
The shed in the front was full of worker supplies–namely goggles and heavy leather gloves. Molten copper isn’t a friendly thing to handle.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.