Looking out of the “back door”, where equipment could be lifted into the factory with a crane. The bottom of the coal conveyor can be seen outside.
The light masts are there, but it looks like the cables that stretched across the dock with the actual lights have fallen down.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.
Copper thieves haven’t left anything behind but the shell.
Unit 4’s lower levels.
Global Trading remarked the building in the mid-60s, but far above the door is the old ‘Detroit Shipbuilding’ paint, though it’s faint nowadays.
If it weren’t for the fact there were trees growing from it, and that I cropped out the end of the rail approach, one might think this is still used occasionally.
A typical room in the barracks, reinforced from mortars and light shelling, possibly.
The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports.