The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity.
Books in nooks and not getting a look… about the crook with hooks that cooks.
A misnomer that stuck.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
Not necessarily a children’s room.
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.
The top three floors were removed from the top of the Temple Opera Block (right). If you have a sharp eye, you can see the outlines of some of the old floors on the shared wall of the Orpheum (left). For a time, the front of the building held a bus stop.
The gulls wait to eat the next load of spilled grain. Arista 100.