When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
Coming to an inspirational poster near you… what should it read? ADVENTURE AWAITS? Don’t hang posters. Go outside.
These ceramic bricks were likely from the fireproof tunnel that connected the elevators.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading.
Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.