The old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it.
The Eureka Mill, historically known as Sunnyside Mill, is now the gateway to Animas Forks.
Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows.
When I see this picture, I imagine that I am an ant exploring a mushroom farm.
This was the exterior wall of the roundhouse; engines would have entered on the other side and machinery would line this side, hence the big windows for natural light.
Looking down the breakwater from the top of the lighthouse. In the haze, you can see the world’s largest iron ore docks in Allouez Bay.
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.
No matter what environmental disasters industry throws at Mother Earth, she will bounce back.
Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005.