Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
Who knew that wallpaper could stick to dirt so well?
The Algosteel navigating Superior Entry.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
Looking out of the elevators. Canada Malting, Vitera A and Vitera B in the background.