I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
A broken window looking through the First Aid Room and into the Control Room in charge of directing grain into ships. You can see one of the large conveyors on the right, clad in green. Chutes and staircases intertwine seemingly randomly through the big empty spaces.
Taken in the last few minutes of the day. You can tell by the way that the wall is deteriorating that the windows using to have an arched top!
One side of the street is demolished. The other is not.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
The east portal, looking toward Nopeming Junction and away from the US Steel ruins and Duluth’s ore docks.
Office manners dictate that one must tip their file drawer back upright once it is knocked through the wall.