During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.
Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.
As the Barker steamed past the dock and island, the sunset casts the shadow of the Taconite Harbor receiving trestle on the boat. Through the fog, you can see some of the islands that were joined into a breakwater.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.