A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.
A romance novel left by some worker–lunch break reading–now sits under a grease stick.
In a protected wing of a launcher are these empty server racks where guidance and control computers were stored.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
This seemed to be the newest building on the property.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s.
A porcelain basin in the locker room is detached, but shows excellent patina. I hope when the machine shop is repurposed that this can be saved.