A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
It is unclear when the ‘Superior Warehouse Company’ sign was put up, but it was likely around 1916-1917, when maps indicate it served as a dry goods warehouse, operated by Twohy-Eimon Mercantile Company. The Sivertson sign was likely added in the mid-1980s. In this image I tried to preserve the colors the bricks turn at sunset.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
Two versions of Detroit. One where buildings stand tall and proud, and one where they wilt under the sun. It’s an amazing juxtaposition.
The bottom of the elevator which seemed too modern for the building. The top of the elevator opens into open air, as the second floor has long since collapsed.
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.
Sometime soon, maybe in early 2016, someone will have this view from their office or condo.