A cracked sign at dock-level, where loading boats would be tied below the taconite conveyors. All across the surface of the concrete dock were taconite pellets, like slippery little marbles. One wrong step could put a worker in the water, which is a bad, bad place to be.
ZC was sure proud of his castle!
Ektar 100/Mamiya 6. A ghost town near Martinsdale, where the market (pictured) served as the train stop.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
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.
My favorite time to be in the brewery was sunrise. That’s the kind of light that made the brewhouse glow.
In the women’s restroom.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.