As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
Devan setting up his 4×5 camera.
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.
Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…
I like to think of this as a giant straw, through which the factory is slowly draining the earth, leaving nothing but reinforced concrete below…
Almost all of the doors and windows on the ground floor have been boarded, leaving the ground level very dark.
To make sure the tourists aren’t scared off, the city painted the side of the elevator with one of its historic names.
The original metal sign over the porticos.
Looking up the Dominion Elevator’s tower. I especially like this picture because it shows how so much of the electrical conduits wound round through the mostly hollow space.