Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
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!
The side of the maintenance shops, still home to several disassembled electric carts.
Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.
Zachary Taylor’s very own Scottish castle, spring-side in the Kentucky backcountry. Boarded and waiting, but in surprisingly good condition, considering the decades. I especially love the tower on the right side of the frame.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
Serve [unknown] Build… What do you think the middle says? Tell me in the comments.
In the office at the end of the dock are two brooms. One is from the last ore train. One is from the last boat.