The concrete walls, heavy steel blast doors, and plastic roof tell me that this was one of the shell loading buildings.
When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
A small machine shop level.
Another perfect Indianan sunset alights like a bird on the tops of the vent houses and tree-packed smokestacks.
The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure.
A self portrait, from the early 2000s.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
The topmost roof of the hospital is covered in antennae and includes a star that faced the rest of the complex, now demolished.
The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time.